Brexit Briefing: Weekly Media Summary – 27 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:

Brexit bill sending UK to constitutional crisis, says Welsh First Minister Carwyn Jones (Sky News, 26 October 2017)

Theresa May to bring in Brexit campaign chief to shake up Tory party (BusinessInsider, 26 October 2017)

Fit UK fishing boats with monitoring technology after Brexit, campaigners urge (The Guardian, 26 October 2017)

No seasonal labour deal means a “countdown to catastrophe”, say apple growers (ProduceBusinessUK, 26 October 2017)

Brexit transition period likely to be limited to 20 months, EU officials say (The Guardian, 25 October 2017)

Why many manufacturers are pleased by goverment’s post-Brexit support for EU ecodesign standards (businessGreen, 25 October 2017)

Government still failing to provide chemicals sector with Brexit clarity, MPs warn (businessGreen, 25 October 2017)

MPs call on Trade and Brexit Ministers to explain how they will protect farming (FarmersGuardian, 25 October 2017)

Theresa May must act before Brexit to turn the tide towards living seas for Britain (Ecologist, 25 October 2017)

UK officials want to know if Russia meddled in the Brexit vote (Engadget, 24 October 2017)

David Mundell confirms Scotland Brexit impact study exists (The Scotsman, 24 October 2017)

Brexit: Theresa May says ‘important progress’ made at EU summit (BBC News, 23 October 2017)

Brexit: Business lobby groups call for transition deal clarity (BBC News, 23 October 2017)

Brexit: New agri-trade deals will require 325% rise in veterinary certifications (FarmingUK, 23 October 2017)

UK Parliament announces F-Gas reduction inquiry (rac, 23 October 2017)

Letters: No incentive for Scotland to stay within a post-Brexit UK (The Herald, 21 October 2017)

‘No-deal’ on Brexit would be a disaster (FarmingLife, 21 October 2017)

Brexit Secretary David Davis to make case for ‘no deal’ to cabinet (BusinessInsider, 20 October 2017)

A red light for the UK’s plans for chemical regulations after Brexit (ChemicalWatch, 20 October 2017)

It’s time to fact-check Michael Gove’s Green Brexit claims (businessGreen, 20 October 2017)

Brexit: Talk of deadlock is exaggerated, says Donald Tusk (BBC News, 20 October 2017)

Questions over Defra’s ability to deliver on Brexit (FarmersGuardian, 18 October 2017)

Brexit – threat to UK food security or opportunity for renewal? (Just-Food, 18 October 2017)

EU packaging single market erosion risks opening ‘Pandora’s Box’ of national regulations (eddie, 18 October 2017)

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