Brexit Briefing: Weekly Media Summary – 13 October 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:

The Green Party’s Molly Scott Cato: “We have to stop Brexit before Christmas” The Statesman, 12 October 2017)

U.S. and Britain begin dialogue on post-Brexit farm deal (Reuters, 12 October 2017)

Let’s not be losers when it comes to resources (BusinessGreen, 12 October 2017)

Hammond to set out Brexit spending breakdown ahead of budget (The Guardian, 11 October 2017)

Should we expect a “bad-tempered Brexit”? (Channel 4 News, 11 October 2017)

Michael Gove’s failed Brexit coup (itv News, 11 October 2017)

Brexit weekly briefing: neither side knows whose court the ball is in (The Guardian, 10 October 2017)

Theresa May to face full cabinet for first time amid leadership speculation (the Scotsman, 10 October 2017)

Angus MacNeil: The UK has failed Scotland’s fishing industry before. We won’t let it happen again (PoliticsHome, 10 October 2017)

MPs urge David Davis to publish Brexit impact assessments (The Guardian, 10 October 2017)

Boris Johnson ‘caves in’ over Brexit red lines (Sky News, 10 October 2017)

Brexit MPs angry as Theresa May accepts continuing rule of EU court (The Guardian, 9 October 2017)

Brexit can help save the environment, says Shropshire MP Owen Paterson (Shropshire Star, 9 October 2017)

Second Brexit referendum becoming harder to resist, says Nicola Sturgeon (The Times, 9 October 2017)

Audit 2017: How democratic is the Brexit process? (DemocraticAuditUK, 9 October 2017)

Theresa May sets out Brexit options including ‘no deal’ (BBC News, 9 October 2017)

Can Brexit stop foreign pests hurting our environment (Shropshire Star, 9 October 2017)


UK’s May Says She Has Cabinet Support Amid Plot to Oust Her (ClickLancashire, 8 October 2017)

How will Brexit affect British wildlife? (The Guardian, 6 October 2017)

Farmers could take a hit if government fails to regulate chemicals post-Brexit (FarmingUK, 6 October 2017) 

EU opportunity for UK maritime post-Brexit (PortStrategy, 6 October 2017)

Brexit represents significant threat to Scotland’s natural environment, Roseanna Cunningham warns (Holyrood, 6 October 2017)

Britain’s wildlife needs urgent new protections ahead of Brexit, say MPs (The Guardian, 6 October 2017)

No, Nick, you need to join the Rebel Alliance to stop Brexit, not the Imperial Stormtroopers (LiberalDemocratVoice, 6 October 2017) 

A calm conference ends with Teflon Theresa (City A.M., 5 October 2017)

Michael Gove accused of breaking Brexit pledges to Scottish farmers (The Guardian, 5 October 2017)

Opinion: The UK has to create the right signals to speed the low-carbon transition (Ethical Corporation, 5 October 2017)

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