Brexit Briefing: Weekly Media Summary – 19 January 2018

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 from this past week, which saw a UK Parliament vote in favour of the legislative blueprint for Brexit, the pro-EU House of Lords will have their say next & Boris offers to “bridge” closer ties with the EU, are:

To Convince Voters May Must Focus On Sincerity, Not The Environment (HuffPost, 19 January 2018)

Government to carry out major environmental assessment of UK seas (The Guardian, 19 January 2018)

Boris Johnson’s Channel bridge entirely possible, say experts (The Times, 19 January 2018)

May Once Again Refuses to Say How She Would Vote on Brexit Now (Bloomberg, 18 January 2018)

Brexit checks UK environmental consulting market growth (EnvironmentAnalyst, 18 January 2018)

As May Beats a Path to Brexit, EU Opens Door for U.K. Return (Bloomberg, 17 January 2018)

What does Brexit mean for sustainability in the built environment? (RICS, 17 January 2018)

Facebook Is Investigating Possible Russia Meddling in Brexit (Bloomberg, 17 January 2018)

Justine Greening: Next generation of MPs could ‘improve or undo’ Brexit (BBC News, 17 January 2017)

MPs back Brexit legislation, stiffer tests yet to come (Reuters, 17 January 2018)

One in three businesses put growth plans on hold due to Brexit (The Irish Times, 17 January 2018)

EU Toughens Demands on U.K. for Brexit Transition in Draft (Bloomberg, 16 January 2918)

Leave campaign’s £350m claim was too low, says Boris Johnson (The Guardian, 15 January 2018)

Tory Rebels to Pass Battle Over May’s Key Brexit Bill to Lords (Bloomberg, 15 January 2018)

Explainer: Breaking down the Scottish Government’s Brexit impact study (CommonSpace, 15 January 2018)

Jeremy Corbyn rules out UK staying in single market after Brexit (The Herald, 14 January 2018)

Senior Scottish Tory warns Brexit row could end up in court (The Scotsman, 14 January 2018)

DUP leader Arlene Foster calls for close Anglo-Irish relations during Brexit talks (Sky News, 13 January 2018)

Spanish and Dutch Agree to Seek Soft Brexit Deal (Bloomberg, 12 January 2018)

Second EU referendum would reverse the Brexit vote reveals shock poll for the Mirror (Mirror, 11 January 2018)

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