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How do you make sure your vote counts in this General Election? Make sure you Register and Vote!

First and foremost make sure you are registered to vote, remember: Students are entitled to register at both their university address and their home address; If you have moved, or changed your name or nationality since you last registered, you … Continue reading

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Boris Johnson attempts to use up even more precious Parliamentary time. Why can’t the opposition parties see this?

So Boris Johnson said that Parliament has run its course, needed a new session and attempts to illegally prorogue it for 5 weeks. He is then slapped down by the Supreme Court but then prorogues it for an “acceptable” period. … Continue reading

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Boris keeps trying to bounce Parliament into ignoring the detail of his deal, he failed on Saturday will he succeed today?

Is Boris’s bounce getting a little less bouncy? Well, here we are, over 3 years after the referendum. And Boris seeks to bounce Parliament into an agreement to his ‘great new deal’ in less than 3 days! Why? Because he … Continue reading

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Monday’s Government motion – same question same answer as PM tries to bulldoze his deal through.

The House of Commons Order paper for Monday contains two different elements of the Government’s attempt to bulldoze the draft Withdrawal Agreement through Parliament. The first is a repeat of the motion tabled on Saturday, which was amended by the … Continue reading

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Why the EU cannot eject the UK and strip away our EU rights in the event of a Halloween No-Deal.

For months now, Theresa May  and now Boris Johnson have been ratcheting up the rhetoric that a No-Deal Brexit is the only game in town if a Withdrawal Agreement is not approved by Parliament. Rose Slowe has already set out … Continue reading

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Can the PM use the Civil Contingencies Act or an Order of Council to thwart the Benn Act – Emphatically NO.

There has been much speculation that the Prime Minister will use one of these two mechanisms to avoid complying with the Benn Act, which forces the Prime Minister to ask for an Article 50 extension in the event of a … Continue reading

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UK citizens wherever they live are not getting a fair BREXIT deal from the EU.

One of the things that was clear from the Millions in the Margins advice we commissioned in March last year is that during the Brexit negotiations, the EU has ignored its own treaties and the principles which should underpin its … Continue reading

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The past two years very much resemble the curate’s egg

The past two years very much resemble the curate’s egg. On the one hand there has been blind adherence to a non-existent plan, which has resulted in a deal between Theresa May and the EU that virtually nobody in the … Continue reading

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Brexit, It’s no good harking back, what is best for our country NOW?

It’s no good harking back… Were we told that our country would be better off outside the EU, that we could establish a new world position at the drop of a hat, that we could write our own ticket to … Continue reading

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A vote of no confidence in the Government is not as simple as it sounds.

There has been a lot of talk about Labour forcing a Commons vote of no-confidence. The no-confidence motion that Jeremey Corbyn has tabled is largely symbolic. The government doesn’t have to provide time for it to be debated and the … Continue reading

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