Environment Bill finally passes into law

The Environment Bill, which introduces a new requirement for developers to make sure all new schemes involve improvements to biodiversity, was yesterday given Royal Assent and has now become an act, some 1,056 days since it first appeared in Parliament.

by Tess Colley, Ellie Kahn and John Geoghegan
The act introduces a ten per cent biodiversity net gain requirement for new developments (Pic: Getty)
The act introduces a ten per cent biodiversity net gain requirement for new developments (Pic: Getty)

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