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British Wildlife 34.8 August 2023

Comment: Boris Johnson’s green legacy

Miles King looks back at environmental successes and failures during Boris Johnson’s premiership and asks whether these happened because, or in spite, of the former prime minister.

Regular readers may recall my article in February 2020 exploring Michael Gove’s green legacy (BW 31: 189–193) after he had left Defra, though to my mind January 2020 seems an unfeasibly long time ago. This companion piece explores the green legacy of Boris Johnson – a big area to cover, so there will inevitably be areas of policy I have not touched on.

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