Environment Bill progresses through House of Lords
The Environment Bill returned to Parliament following the Queen’s speech and is making progress through the House of Lords.The government has added amendments to the Bill to introduce new provisions or provide clarity, including: Environmental Due-Diligence for Forest Commodity Products A new legally binding target on
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