Category Archives: Democracy

Important vs Urgent vs Important AND Urgent – Fighting Brexit

There are a number of campaigns challenging the results of the 2016 referendum plus the recently announced NCA (National Crime Agency) investigation. The issues that these campaigns are focused on are without doubt very important. The various challenges have yet … 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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Do you know how many people are NOT being protected in the UK/EU exit treaty? It is far more than you think and you may be one of them.

This article in the Guardian quite rightly identifies that British nationals resident in EU27 countries and EU27 nationals resident in the UK are not having their fundamental citizenship rights properly assessed or protected in the exit treaty negotiations. This comes … Continue reading

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Another year, another challenge.

It’s 18 months since we initiated the challenge to the Government over its intention to bypass Parliament and use the ancient Royal Prerogative to trigger Article 50. This was the start of a fight to ensure that it is Parliament … Continue reading

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Democracy Strikes Back

On Wednesday evening, in the most emphatic manner, Westminster democracy delivered a blow to Whitehall dictatorship. Parliament will endure the Government’s Brexit shenanigans no more. The most extreme and condescending of the Henry VIII powers the Govt. was seeking to … Continue reading

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Resetting the debate

Probably the most important thing we need to discuss is how we “reset the debate”, which we will certainly have to do following 8th June. Thus far we haven’t managed to do this. I pulled together the People’s Challenge to … Continue reading

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What is Best for the UK?

Theresa May has called for unity, but what she wants is unity behind a project she has defined. It’s not a project defined either by the referendum or by Parliament. According to some it has not even been defined by the government. She … Continue reading

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