Brexit Briefing: Weekly Media Summary – 13 April 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 Barnier make an offer for the UK to re-join the EU – Reds Lines can cause problems, a celebration of the Good Friday Agreement & Businesses and EU want to retain EU environmental standards in a post-Brexit UK, are:

EU wants legal assurance Britain won’t lower environmental standards after #Brexit (EUreporter, 13 April 2018)

British businesses want to retain EU legislation after Brexit, study finds (People Management, 12 April 2018)

Green Brexit policy worse for environment, report finds (EuroNews, 12 April 2018)

Green Brexit unlikely despite government claims, report concludes (Edie, 12 April 2018)

U.K. Won’t Pay Brexit Bill Until Trade Deal Is Clear, Davis Says (Bloomberg, 12 April 2018)

‘Dear David’ – Merkel Tries to Romance Cameron and Save EU (Bloomberg, 12 April 2018)

Experts warn of need for devolution overhaul post-Brexit (The Scotsman, 12 April 2018)

Barnier: UK can change mind on single market until end of 2020 (BBC News, 11 April 2018)

Good Friday Agreement 20 years on (itv News, 10 April 2018)

Special delivery for Copeland MP (CumbriaCrack, 10 April 2018)

Businesses face Brexit “storm” of regulatory changes, says Hogan Lovells (CityAM, 9 April 2018)

Green Brexit – a positive step forward? (GreenCredentials, 9 April 2018)

Britons Back Holding a Vote on May’s Brexit Deal (Bloomberg, 9 April 2018)

On Spring’s frontline with Scotland’s struggling farmers (The Herald, 7 April 2018)

Pound Sterling Forecasts at Most Optimistic Since EU Brexit Referendum Shows New Poll (PoundSterlingLive, 6 April 2018)

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