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  1. Mar 2018
    1. Most of our environmental protection today is as a result of being in the EU. Ministers wanting to deliver have been helped to do so by the threat of infraction. So the thing that is missing from all this—although the noble Lord, Lord Krebs, touched on it—is the governance and delivery of the sanction. If it is not delivered, what is the sanction? If it is not money, it will not work.
    2. The last time I checked, the environmental directorate of the EU had taken 34 cases against the UK Government, of which it had won 30.