No watering down of environmental protection: Gove

New environment secretary Michael Gove has insisted that he will not dilute environmental legislation after the UK leaves the EU.

In an interview with Radio 4’s Farming Today programme, Gove said: ‘I absolutely don’t want to water down [environmental protection].

‘We need to make sure that the policies that we have in place to enhance the environment are focused in the right way. It may well be that we change the operation of particular rules, but any change will be designed to ensure that ...

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