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:
Gove calls for need to set up independent environment regulator post-Brexit (FarmingUK, 2 November 2017)
Brexit: Lesley Griffiths warns over farming powers (BBC News, 2 November 2017)
Think-tank report calls for farm subsidies to be abolished post-Brexit (FarmingUK, 2 November 2017)
Brexit blockbuster: 6 things we learned from UK committees (Politico, 2 November 2017)
Most of UK’s fruit and veg is from other EU nations ‘so Brexit impact may be dramatic (The Guardian, 1 November 2017)
Dangerously polluted air in 44 UK towns and cities (EnergyLiveNews, 31 October 2017)
EFTA model ‘best way’ to ensure UK does not undercut EU on environment standards (IEGPolicy, 31 October 2017)
New report shows future farming needs the environment after Brexit (InsideEcology, 30 October 2017)
The post-Brexit challenges facing the Greens (BrightGreen, 30 October 2017)
Michael Gove: Brexit will lift ‘EU straitjacket’ from Shropshire farmers (Shropshire Star, 27 October 2017)