27 Sep 2022

Government accused of an ‘attack on nature’ by conservation groups

Chief Correspondent

One of the promises Keir Starmer made in his speech today was to make a greener Britain.

And while he vowed to tackle the climate emergency head on, the government was being accused by leading conservation groups of an “attack on nature”.

They say a series of proposals in the last few days – including investment zones and reports that post-Brexit laws on responsible farming could be scrapped – would be “catastrophic” for British wildlife and the environment.