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EU is a key source of biosecurity risk to the UK

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By Georgina Mills

Sharing intelligence on biosecurity risks between the EU and the UK is essential and should be maintained after Brexit, a House of Lords committee has warned.

The House of Lords European Union Committee examined the effect Brexit will have on the UK and also assessed the risk of incursions from animal and plant diseases.

In the committee’s report ‘Brexit: plant and animal biosecurity’, which was published this week, the Lords say effective biosecurity measures are ‘critical’ to protecting animal, plant …

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