Brexit Briefing: Weekly Media Summary – 25 August 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 presented in chronological order with the most recent articles first. They 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:

Kenny MacAskill: Lexit is as damaging as Brexit, and its proponents are equally deluded (The Scotsman, 24 August 2017)

Lack of post-Brexit clarity impacting rural land market, survey warns (FarmingUK, 24 August 2017)

Who will enforce environmental laws after Brexit? (ClientEarth, 23 August 2017)

The Guardian view on UK Brexit policy: this time the lady is for turning (The Guardian, 23 August 2017)

UK faces post-Brexit environmental ‘governance gap’, warns green coalition (edie, 23 August 2017)

EU could retain fishing rights in UK waters after Brexit (BusinessInsiderUK, 22 August 2017)

Nicola Sturgeon and Welsh FM meet to prevent “blatant power grab by Whitehall” after Brexit (CommonSpace, 22 August 2017)

Think tank highlights broadband in post-EU rural policy (UKAuthority, 22 August 2017)

Amending environmental law: Henry VIII and scrutiny (UKELA, 22 August 2017)

Serious farm pollution breaches rise in UK – and many go unprosecuted (The Guardian, 20 August 2017)

‘Hard’ Brexit offers ‘£135bn annual boost’ to economy (BBC, 20 August 2017)

Brexit: Slovenian PM Deals Crushing Blow To UK Government’s Strategy (Huffington Post, 20 August 2017)

Scotland and Wales environment ministers band together on Brexit strategy (BusinessGreen, 18 August 2017)

Brexit threatens environmental ambition (wiredGov, 17 August 2017)

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