Trade Bill - Committee (1st Day) (Continued)

Part of the debate – in the House of Lords at 9:30 pm on 21st January 2019.

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Photo of Baroness Young of Old Scone Baroness Young of Old Scone Labour 9:30 pm, 21st January 2019

I am grateful to the noble Baroness for giving way. We have stressed throughout the debates about Brexit how important European law has been in driving UK environmental law. However, there are still whole swathes of environmental law in the UK which were actually invented by us. They are not yet safeguarded and could be undermined by trade deals.