Brexit Briefing: Weekly Media Summary – 8 September 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:

Battle of Brexit Repeal Bill begins; Labour objects since it “grabs power from Parliament” (MercoPress, 7 September 2017)

Brexit: Davis and Starmer clash over key legislation (BBC News, 7 September 2017)

Brexit bill ‘gravely threatens’ UK climate change protections, top environmentalists warn (The Independent, 7 September 2017)

No 10 seeks Brexit backing from business (BBC News, 7 September 2017)

Brexit: MPs to begin scrutiny of vital withdrawal bill (BBC News, 7 September 2017)

Northern Ireland ‘to have different Brexit deal’ – EU (BBC News, 7 September 2017)

“Leaving the EU enables us to take our full role of international bodies” (YouTube, 7 September 2017)

Theresa May humiliated as bid for big business to back her Brexit plan backfires spectacularly (Mirror, 6 September 2017)

Brexit money row will go on until end of talks, Davis says (The Scotsman, 5 September 2017)

Brexit provides opportunity for significant change in countryside (Cumberland & Westmoreland Herald, 5 September 2017)

Home Office document exposes heart of Theresa May’s Brexit (The Guardian, 5 September 2017)

Report on Henry VIII powers and environmental law (UKELA, 5 September 2017)

Brexit: ‘Significant differences’ over exit bill says Davis (BBC News, 5 September 2017)

Scottish hill farmers’ “lifeline” funding safe for another year (NewFoodMagazine, 4 September 2017)

Rotten Brexit: Sainsbury’s chief warns of food spoiling in border queues (TheNational, 4 September 2017)

UK Minister: EU Commission Criticism of Brexit Talks Was ‘Silly’ (USANews, 3 September 2017)

Barnier Threatens to “Teach The British People What It Means To Leave The EU” (EU Today, 3 September 2017)

‘Brexit’ Threatens Subsidies for U.K.’s Landed Gentry, and Queen (New York Times, 3 September 2017)

Fears over farm policy disagreements between Westminster and devolved regions post-Brexit (FarmingUK, 2 September 2017)

Cross-party alliances will soften Brexit, says Blackford (The Scotsman, 2 September 2017)

The EU is blackmailing Britain – and it may well work (The Guardian, 1 September 2017)

Analysis: Another turbulent year in Scotland’s environment and rural briefs (Holyrood, 1 September 2017)

Liam Fox accuses EU of trying to ‘blackmail’ UK over Brexit deal (The Guardian, 1 September 2017)

Big businesses and banks are dominating the Brexit process in secret meetings the Canary, 29 August 2017)

Jean-Claude Juncker’s frosty verdict (Channel 4 News, 29 August 2017)

Hello spam and tinned peaches: is Britain facing a Brexit food crisis? (The Guardian, 29 August 2017)

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