Brexit Hub

The ENDS Report's Brexit Hub is an online service intended to help environmental professionals understand the practical implications of the UK's decision to leave the European Union.

This page rounds up the ENDS Report's coverage of the policy discussions, legal obligations and potential compliance and management implications arising from the UK's exit from the bloc. 

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The ENDS Report Brexit Library: live table

The ENDS Report Brexit Library: live table

Click through to view a sortable and regularly updated table of key Brexit-related policy, legislation and guidance documents published by the UK government, devolved administrations and the European Commission... Read more

Latest Brexit news & analysis

Brexit Hub Products & Chemicals

UK draft post-Brexit deal: 6 things we learned about chemicals regulations

UK draft post-Brexit deal: 6 things we learned about chemicals regulations

The UK government this week published a draft agreement setting out its vision for a post-Brexit relationship with the EU, including an annex on chemicals regulations. ENDS takes you through what you need to know

Brexit Hub Environmental Politics

Brexit deadlock: What the UK’s draft agreement tells us about the future of environmental standards

With Brexit back on the political agenda, Simon Pickstone explores what the UK government’s newly published proposals for a trade deal with the EU would mean for green protections

Brexit Hub Environmental Politics

UK Brexit negotiating position: 9 things you need to know

With the UK’s draft text for a trade deal with the EU now published, ENDS takes you through its key environmental provisions, and how they relate to the EU’s aims for the talks

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Brexit: UK proposes ‘Canada model’ for green protections in EU trade deal

The UK government has lifted whole passages concerning environmental protections from the EU-Canada trade agreement in a draft trade deal presented to the EU’s negotiating team and published on Tuesday

Brexit Hub Environmental Politics

Brexit: EU won’t sacrifice green values for UK economy, Barnier says

The European Commission’s top negotiator in the post-Brexit talks has signalled that the UK would still have to uphold a level playing field on environmental standards even in a less ambitious deal than the ‘zero tariff’ and ‘zero quota’ arrangement proposed by the EU

Brexit Hub Environmental Law

Brexit: Government sees off attempts to set green import standards in law

The government has narrowly seen off attempts to enshrine in law provisions that would ensure any agri-food imports are produced to at least equivalent environmental, animal welfare and food safety standards as those in the UK

Latest Brexit Library updates

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Statutory instrument on environmental protection for merchant shipping

Amends legislation pertaining to environmental protection provisions relating to air pollution (specifically the sulphur content of marine fuels) and anti-fouling systems (see Legal Outline) to ensure they remain legally operable following the UK’s withdrawal from the EU

Brexit Hub Environmental Politics

General election: What green pledges have the parties made so far?

General election: What green pledges have the parties made so far?

With climate change and the environment set to be important issues in the general election campaign, ENDS takes a look at what the main parties have announced so far

Brexit Hub

Statutory instrument on legislative functions

Provides for legislative functions of the European Commission under various environmental directives to be exercisable instead by a public authority in the United Kingdom

Brexit Hub

Statutory instrument on pesticides (amendment)

Amends retained EU legislation on maximum residue level regimes and changes EU exit day as set out in retained law, fixes errors in earlier instruments that omitted provisions on endocrine disrupting chemicals

Brexit Hub

Scottish statutory instrument on extractive waste

Replaces out of date references to relevant EU legislation with either equivalent text or references to current EU instruments

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