Future of the natural environment after the EU referendum – today’s EAC report

Today’s Environmental Audit Committee’s report on the future of the natural environment after the European Union referendum is a welcome addition to the debate on post-Brexit land policy. The House of Commons Environmental Audit Committee today released its report following its inquiry into the future of the natural environment after the EU referendum. Our Rural…

Government response to Environmental Audit Committee ‘HS2 and the Environment’ report

The Environment Audit Committee (EAC) today published the Government response to its recommendations for HS2. The National Trust is disappointed to see most of the recommendations have been rejected. (read full document here) No ‘net gain’ for biodiversity The EAC had recommended that HS2 Ltd needed to be more ambitious than its policy to ensure…