Author Archives: Robert Pigney

Far worse than playing hide & seek with the EU, the UK government is playing hide & seek with us all.

Michel Barnier has claimed that the UK government is playing hide and seek with the EU during the Brexit negotiations. British citizens, at home and abroad, have known this for months, almost years now. The UK’s government is hiding from … Continue reading

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Where we’re up to and what’s next

Initial Target We’ve hit our initial target, and once again our huge thanks to all those of you who made it happen. You’ve made it possible to kick off the next tranche of work (see below), but first, a bit … Continue reading

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Transitional agreement – no help to ordinary people

The Millions in the Margins is about the millions of British nationals (both in the UK and elsewhere) who are being reduced to notes in the margins of documents being generated in the negotiating process The Millions in the Margins … Continue reading

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Less than a year to go & still the UK and the EU ignore ordinary people’s fundamental rights

We are less than a year away from “Exit Day” and what that means for each of us is no clearer than it was the day after the referendum. A number of the wider issues have been overlooked or ignored, … Continue reading

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The People’s Challenge – Championing the Millions in the Margins.

With much fanfare, the latest version of the draft withdrawal treaty was announced at the beginning of this week. There is not yet agreement on all parts of it, and “nothing is agreed until everything is agreed”, but it does seem … Continue reading

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Three Knights Opinion to be tested in the Scottish Courts

In another victory for Parliamentary sovereignty, a panel of judges in Scotland’s highest court allowed that the question of whether an Article 50 notification is revocable should be heard in a Scottish court. In handing down the ruling, the Lord … Continue reading

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EU Parliament will “pay attention to the matters The People’s Challenge has raised” – Guy Verhofstadt

As you know, we wrote to a number of the key players in the EU about the concerns we have on the way that the rights of British nationals are being ignored by both the EU and the UK in … Continue reading

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