Brexit

Shanker Singham, Gisela Stuart, former Brexit Secretary David Davis, Jacob Rees-Mogg and former Northern Ireland secretary Theresa Villiers

IEA withdraws rival Brexit plan

Alice Ross
Lawrence Carter
| 4th December 2018
The Institute of Economic Affairs 'Plan A+' report - launched by David Davis and Jacob Rees-Mogg - has been taken down after Charity Commission probe.

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A quiet revolution in how farmers see their products

Peter Melchett
| 15th May 2018
The government’s consultation on future farming policy in England ended last week. Many see it as a unique opportunity to make some positive changes - not least in the provision of information about differences in quality and production systems, says PETER MELCHETT of the Soil Association

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'Plastic Ocean': Installation of wasted materials into art by Tan Zi Xi (Singapore) at sam @ 8Q during the imaginarium - Over the Ocean, Under the Sea exhibition. Photo: Choo Yut Shing via Flickr (CC BY-NC-SA).

Government plans to bin the 'latte levy' could undermine Green Brexit plan

Joseph Dutton
| 15th March 2018
This week the UK government announced a consultation on introducing a tax on single-use plastics, as part of its pledge to reduce plastic waste. But earlier this month ministers stepped back from plans to introduce a charge for non-recyclable coffee cups - putting the government’s war on plastic and promise of a Green Brexit under scrutiny. JOSEPH DUTTON investigates

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Bee on red flower

Neonics, Brexit and beyond

Molly Scott Cato
| 26th January 2018
The expected ban on neonicotinoids to protect bees has rightly created a lot of buzz. But will Michael Gove as environment secretary ignore the chemicals industry lobby and retain regulations after Brexit? MOLLY SCOTT CATO, a Green party MEP, counsels vigilance

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