In parliament >> The north-south divide
Chris Davies, MEP, discusses the differences in approach to environmental regulation between the north and south of EuropeEnvironmentalists in the UK have it easy. We take it for granted that laws intended to curb pollution will be properly enforced. We have inspectors to carry out checks and a legal system that supports
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