Brexit Briefing: Weekly Media Summary – 23 June 2017

Brexit Briefing - Weekly Summary
Brexit Briefing – Weekly Summary

This Friday’s edition of the Brexit Briefing is part of the series of posts to highlight articles published in the media covering Brexit from an environmental perspective.

The articles are not presented in any specific order of importance & are provided as a selected sample of news articles to promote understanding of the key environmental issues as they develop during the Brexit process.

The selected articles this week are:

Brexit may divide but the Environment unites (EEB MetaMorphosis, 22 June 2017)

Three Challenges to Environmental Protection from Brexit (EEB Meta Morphosis, 22 June 2017)

Theresa May to present Brexit plans to EU leaders (BBC, 22 June 2017)

Tories aim to block full EU ban on bee-harming pesticides (The Guardian, 22 June 2017)

Brexit, Climate and Sustainability: Vinexpo Bordeaux 2017 Drilled Deep into Global Issues (, 21 June 2017)

Scottish rural ministers demand seat at Brexit negotiating table (The Press and Journal, 21 June 2017)

MSPs will get the chance to vote down key Brexit bill (The Scotsman, 21 June 2017)

Brexit Government bills central to Queen’s Speech (HolticultureWeek, 21 June 2017)

Queen’s Speech summary: Bill-by-bill at a glance (BBC, 21 June 2017)

Queen’s Speech tears up most of Tory manifesto (ITN, 21 June 2017)

LIVE: Queen’s Speech tears up Theresa May’s key manifesto pledges (Sky News, 21 June 2017)

May drops key pledges in Queen’s Speech (The Times, 21 June 2017)

May drops key manifesto pledges from Queen’s speech (The Guardian, 21 June 2017)

Queen’s Speech live: Theresa May tears up Tory manifesto pledges as she unveils plans for hard Brexit (The Telegraph, 21 June 2017)

Labour urged to put single market option back into Brexit debate (The Guardian, 20 June 2017)

Queen’s Speech: Environment groups urge government to deliver green Great Repeal Bill (BusinessGreen, 20 June 2017)

Brexit deal talks are positive, says MP Glyn Davies (Shropshire Star, 21 June 2017)

A democratic Brexit can only be achieved with cross-party consensus (The Guardian, 18 June 2017)

EEF part of industry call for Brexit strategy re-think (EEF, 16 June 2017)

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