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Comments on "Top lawyers say Gove's post Brexit nature watchdog is toothless"

1. At 07:30 pm on 08th Aug Paul F wrote:

If the government wanted to protect the environment with legislation that had teeth, it could easily have created it.

The only conclusion you can come to when the government creates a useless watchdog is that it deliberately intends to destroy the environment, presumably in order to make Britain more attractive to multi-national and foreign businesses who would otherwise shun the UK after Brexit because e.g. customs arrangements or currency exchange rates were unfavourable.

Conservatives - for the few big multi-national businesses, not the many UK citizens.