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Post-Brexit options for UK chemicals law

What may happen to UK chemicals policy post-Brexit? As a way of understanding why Brexit poses such challenges, I look ...

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6th October 2017
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The gilded green cage: Swiss agricultural policy and lessons for Brexit Britain

Switzerland sits outside the European Union (EU) and its’ much critiqued Common Agricultural Policy (CAP). From this position, Switzerland has ...

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19th September 2017
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Having the agri-food cake and eating it ?

This week has seen the publications of two position papers from the UK government, on future customs arrangement and on ...

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17th August 2017
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Can Brexit truly bring a ‘better’ chemicals regulation?

On 20 July 2017, MP Mary Creagh asked Michael Gove to explain how chemicals will be regulated after Brexit. The ...

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31st July 2017
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Green Gove woos environment sector: but what about devolution?

Despite a House of Lords report published last week warning that the impact of Brexit on the UK’s devolution settlements ...

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24th July 2017

Post-Brexit agri-environment and fisheries policy in the UK – A new dawn?  

The EU has had a profound impact upon UK agriculture and fisheries policy. Brexit will lead to considerable change in ...

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3rd July 2017

Green Party report card: Better campaign, worse outcome?

Our new blog post in The Conversation looks at how its not just Jeremy Corbyn that's creating headache for the Greens in the ...

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6th June 2017

Three unintended consequences of Brexit for UK energy and climate policy

Energy, the environment and climate change were barely mentioned during the EU referendum campaign, and Theresa May has since spent ...

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4th May 2017

Silver linings: What to expect from environmental chapters in the EU’s Free Trade Agreements?

This blog post summarises Dr Laurens Ankersmit’s (ClientEarth) contributions to the Brexit & Environment roundtable organised by the British Academy ...

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7th February 2017

The EU and UK as both good and bad influences

This blog post summarises Prof Chris Hilson’s (University of Reading) introduction to the Brexit and the Environment roundtable organised by ...

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31st January 2017
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Brexit and UK-Irish relations: between low and high politics?

In a new blog post for The UK in a Changing Europe, Viviane Gravey, Andy Jordan and Charlie Burns react ...

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19th December 2016
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Heathrow expansion in the shadow of Brexit

After decades of debate on where – and whether – to expand airport capacity in south-eastern England, the UK government ...

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31st October 2016