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Rule of law | 17 April 2018

A green watchdog with teeth
Rule of law

A green watchdog with teeth

The UK government has announced plans for a new ‘world-leading’ green watchdog.

Without the European Commission’s oversight of laws enforcing cleaner beaches and cleaner air, the UK needs a strong and fully independent body to uphold our laws and champion our environment.

This new body must be able to hold the government and public bodies to account when they fail to meet environmental obligations.

Read the ClientEarth blueprint for an effective watchdog with teeth