Category Archives: The People’s Challenge

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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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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How can non-existent documents be so informative?

It’s been an interesting few days: the Govt. has been caught being negligent, ministers have been extremely economical with the truth and a supposedly done deal with the EU has fallen apart. In fact the Govt. did not commission any … Continue reading

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What the Supreme Court said in “Miller”

Yesterday a government minister (Lord Callanan) had to apologise to the House of Lords for misrepresenting what the “Miller” case said about Article 50. This seems to be a good time to clarify some things, in particular what the “Miller” … Continue reading

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Deciding which legal challenges are viable and will make a difference.

We are frequently asked how to decide whether to initiate or support a particular legal challenge. It is not a scientific process leading to an inevitable, indisputable decision, but there are some guidelines that we use based on the experience … Continue reading

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