Author Archives: Grahame Pigney

The Millions in the Margins – Introduction and Summary

Today’s blog piece is our first in a series presenting the work that has been done in our “Millions in the Margins” campaign. Our legal advice is, despite the restricted brief our fund-raising covered is very long and at times … Continue reading

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Brexit heat causes febrile activity among Brexiters and UK Government alike

UK government no-deal papers are appearing, that is, papers that set out real penalties for ordinary people. These penalties may still apply even if a withdrawal agreement and transition period is agreed but there is no post Brexit agreement on … Continue reading

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The summer winds down, but the Brexit heat continues to rise.

Evidence of the damage Brexit is doing to the country is increasing, as is the evidence that the will of the people is changing. Some of the most convincing evidence of the change in the will of the people is … Continue reading

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Other campaigns and challenges we face

Application for a Judicial Review by Sue Wilson and others. It is excellent news that the judge reviewing Sue Wilson’s application has laid down some solid markers for a response from the government. There is still a long way to … Continue reading

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Business Secretary nearly admits that Brexit hurts people as Foreign & Health Secretaries give business the bird

On Thursday last, the Business Secretary Greg Clark came perilously close to admitting that Brexit and Theresa May’s “red lines” will hurt “ordinary people”, UK citizens who live in the UK. He was speaking at an International Business Festival in … Continue reading

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Is the withdrawal procedure followed by the UK and the EU legal?

This is based around a blog piece by Aurélien ANTOINE a Professor of Law specialising in UK public law on the submission Advocat Fouchet has made on behalf of Harry Shindler and 12 others to the Tribunal of First Instance … Continue reading

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A disingenuous Government doesn’t want Parliamentary Sovereignty or the Rule of Law

Pro-EU Tories are quietly considering a government proposal aimed at averting defeat on the EU Withdrawal Bill. The MPs are holding back on their response to the compromise offer, though one said they believed it to be insubstantial. The amendment … Continue reading

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