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Ploughing through Defra’s Health and Harmony: the future for food, farming and the environment in a Green Brexit consultation, I recalled the passage in Shakespeare’s King Lear in which the Duke of Albany warns that “striving to better, oft we mar what’s well”. Put another way, in aiming for unattainable perfection, we easily damage what we already possess. See also: Gove warns against ‘vested interests’ in post-Brexit debate This is the risk the government’s environmentally focused Green Brexit poses to […]