Blog post. Principles, Watchdog, Strategy and Dynamic Alignment: The new environmental governance arrangements in Scotland.

Activity: Other activity typesPublic engagement and outreach - media article or participation


As a response to Brexit, the Continuity Bill was introduced to serve the core purposes of enabling dynamic alignment with the EU and filling the accountability gap created by the loss of the environmental oversight provided by the EU Commission and Court.  It is now a more far-ranging environmental measure, imposing requirements for a review of environmental governance and an environmental policy strategy.
Period7 Jan 2021
Degree of RecognitionNational


  • Environmental strategy
  • Brexit
  • Environmental governance
  • Environmental principles
  • UN SDG16