The EU Energy and Environment Sub-Committee publishes its report on the potential impact of Brexit on plant and animal biosecurity.

The report finds that the UK’s biosecurity could be at risk after Brexit if it loses access to vital EU alerts on animal and plant pest and disease threats. The Committee urges the government to seek continued participation in the EU’s notification and intelligence sharing networks, advising that continued cooperation is critical to our ability to manage threats which could be economically and ecologically catastrophic to the UK.

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24th October 2018