Category Archives: The People’s Challenge

CJEU Advocate General agrees with the Three Knights Opinion – UK can unilaterally revoke Art. 50

Last winter, following our successful challenge to the Government’s intention to use Royal Prerogative to trigger Article 50, we commissioned an opinion on whether an Article 50 notification could be unilaterally revoked. That opinion, now referred to as the Three … 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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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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Why the Brexit challenge in Amsterdam is making The People’s Challenge work even more important.

The surprise appeal by the Netherlands Government against the ruling in the Amsterdam case has shifted the priorities of what needs to be done. The Amsterdam case is not just about British nationals living in EU27 countries, despite the way … Continue reading

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Why protecting EU citizenship rights needs more than one approach.

I have been asked whether the work we are doing isn’t duplicating the “Amsterdam” challenge and the questions being asked of the CJEU. In fact the two issues are separate and reasonably distinct and both, for their own reasons, deserve … Continue reading

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What was that Mr Rees-Mogg? – For Queen and Party?

In a piece in the Telegraph, reported here via Pressreader, Jacob Rees-Mogg describes how important Brexit is: “If the Conservative party doesn’t deliver the Brexit that the British people voted for, the Conservatives will not win the next election. The … Continue reading

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I don’t think I’ll be appearing on a chat show anytime soon but…

  Crowdjustice interviewed me about why I organised The People’s Challenge on Crowdjustice.  

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