Brexit: UK Government commits to not ‘undermine’ public participation and stakeholder involvement in chemical laws


Your substances

None


On 4th June CHEM Trust’s lawyers Leigh Day sent a legal letter to the UK Government, arguing that their proposed post-Brexit rules for chemicals and pesticides were not a proper reflection of the EU laws they were supposed to be copying. These laws would enter into force in the event of a no-deal Brexit.

Since this letter, the Government re-drafted the pesticides rules, claiming that there had been a ‘drafting error’, which was surprising given that they deleted the most controversial part of the EU’s pesticides law, the ban on endocrine (hormone) disrupting chemicals.

CONTINUE READING ON chemtrust.org

                   

Related News

Loading...