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Who regulates the regulators? Caroline Lucas MP responds to question from GM Freeze

At the Soil Association’s 2023 Peter Melcett memorial lecture, GM Freeze’s Leonie Nimmo asked Green MP Caroline Lucas what transparency there is of lobbying in a post-Brexit UK regulatory system. The response? It’s a massively important gap in our overall governance.


The full video of the event ‘Re-imagining politics in an age of environmental breakdown’ is available here.

GM Freeze Director Liz O’Neill comments on GM purple tomatoes (no link available)

Look East, BBC One (east of England), 28 July 2023 – no link available

GM Freeze Director Liz O’Neill discusses suggestions that GM deregulation can solve food chain problems caused by war in Ukraine (no link available)

We Need to Talk About… with Alex Phillips, GB News, 23 May 2022 (no link available)

GM Freeze Director Liz O’Neill discusses GM tomatoes and deregulation plans (no link available)

BBC News Channel, 23 May 2022 (not available to watch again)

New GM crops aren’t just ‘Frankenstein food’ says minister (no link available)

Daily Mail – print edition, 7 January 2021 (not available online)

GM Freeze Director discusses GM, Brexit and regulation

BBC Breakfast, BBC One, 21 August 2019 (23 mins, 1h 22mins and 2h 56mins into the programme, only available to view until 9.15am on 22 August).

Also featured on BBC News channel at approximately 9.30am on 21 August 2019 but this is not available to watch online.