Wrapping up the EU debate

5th June 2017

All our coverage of our relationship with the EU since the vote to leave.

On 23rd June, 52% of voters elected to leave the EU. An estimated 80% of environmental regulations and legislation originate in Brussels so the referendum result could have a profound effect on the sector whatever shape the eventual relationship between the UK and the other 27 member states takes. See below for the environmentalist’s detailed coverage of the referendum debate and impact of the result.

5 June 2017

Blog: Brexit, the environment and devolution

Manifestos in Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland.

31 May 2017

Parties debate legal oversight on the environment after Brexit

A Labour government would establish a tribunal dedicated to the environment to replace the oversight of the European Court of Justice (ECJ) once the UK has left the EU.

24 May 2017

Blog: The Brexit election

Red, white, blue… and green?

4 May 2017

Blog: How will UK courts act without the ECJ?

The UK is to lose its environmental policeman.

2 May 2017

Government should delay departure from Euratom after Brexit

Power supplies, nuclear trade and research could be at risk if the government does not establish alternative arrangements to membership of the European Atomic Energy Community (Euratom), MPs have warned.

26 April 2017

Brexit: IETA warns of risks of leaving the EU ETS

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