Category Archives: Meaningful Vote

Is a People’s Vote now more likely or are we heading for a default No-Deal exit – the answer is in Jeremy Corbyn’s hands

The scale of Theresa May’s defeat is incredible. Far exceeding anything whether measured in votes or percentages that a Government has suffered in the modern era. But, which way does her defeat push things? The opposition to her deal will … Continue reading

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Why we need a People’s Vote and talk of a General Election is just a cynical distraction.

Before we start, “I want to be very clear about this”, nobody is suggesting ignoring the 2016 referendum result. The world has moved on, we have far more information. It is entirely appropriate to ask people whether they are still … Continue reading

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Theresa May’s rainbows and unicorns

In her speech on 9th January 2017, i.e. nearly 2 years ago, at the Charity Commission annual meeting, the Prime Minister promised that her government would have a “comprehensive, wide-ranging plan” to split from the EU. “A plan to build … Continue reading

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Wolchover – The missing mandate

Over the past several months a number of attempts have been made to stop Brexit using a legal challenge. They have all relied on aspects of David Wolchover’s comprehensive article:  “False Mantra of the “People’s Will” – The Case of … Continue reading

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Direction of Travel for Brexit challenges

Monday’s Harry Shindler case at the CJEU serves to demonstrate how difficult it can be for individuals to get a case before the CJEU unless they have already been directly affected. The notification and opening of negotiations are only preparatory … Continue reading

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Neither Fish, Flesh nor Good Red Herring

So we now have the official version of “Brexit means Brexit” the Political Declaration. The question is, who does it satisfy? Seemingly nobody. It is a “Blind Brexit”, “26 pages of waffle” and doesn’t provide “frictionless trade”. It means everything … 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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