Brexit Briefing: Weekly Media Summary – 9 March 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 no further agreement within the UK Government, between the UK Government and the devolved administrations or between the UK Government and the EU, are:

Government publishes ‘cast iron evidence’ of Brexit boost to devolution (Sky News, 9 March 2018)

UK government to press on with Brexit bill despite no agreement (BBC News, 8 March 2018)

No Brexit Deal Until Next Year, U.K. Officials Say Privately (Bloomberg, 8 March 2018)

UK ‘must keep’ EU laws on workers’ rights in exchange for free trade deal (Yahoo Finance UK, 8 March 2018)

United Kingdom Parliament EU Energy And Environment Sub-Committee: Impact Of Brexit On EU Emissions Trading Scheme Examined By Committee (Mondovisione, 7 March 2018)

EU Draft Throws Down Gauntlet to May to Soften Brexit Plan (Bloomberg, 7 March 2018)

UK must remain within REACH as it exits EU The Chemical Engineer, 7 March 2018)

Report calls on government to embrace organic farming after Brexit (FarmingUK, 5 March 2018)

May Secures Temporary Cease-Fire in U.K. Tory-Brexit Infighting (Bloomberg, 5 March 2018)

Brexit: Theresa May urges EU to buy into ‘ambitious’ vision (BBC News, 4 March 2018)

Sturgeon refuses to commit to EU Withdrawal Bill (Ardossan & Saltcoats Herald, 4 March 2018)

Brexit: Dublin casts doubt on UK’s latest NI border plan (BBC News, 4 March 2018)

Green party says Tories’ environment rhetoric is dangerous (The Guardian, 3 March 2018)

Reality Check: Brexit can be win-win for UK and Europe, says Theresa May (BBC News, 2 March 2018)

May says will uphold environmental standards after Brexit (Reuters, 2 March 2018)

Chris Grayling: Brexit plan ‘not about cherry-picking (The Herald, 2 March 2018)

‘Hard facts’ for both sides in Brexit talks – Theresa May (BBC News, 2 March 2018)

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