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A disingenuous Government doesn’t want Parliamentary Sovereignty or the Rule of Law

Pro-EU Tories are quietly considering a government proposal aimed at averting defeat on the EU Withdrawal Bill. The MPs are holding back on their response to the compromise offer, though one said they believed it to be insubstantial. The amendment … 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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Do we know where the UK is heading?

As we start another month on the road from the referendum to the date that the UK is supposed to leave the EU, are things any clearer? The answer to that is a pretty unequivocal “Maybe!” It’s not just May, … 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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Brexit minister apologises to peers for saying article 50 cannot be revoked

Lord Callanan, who was appointed a Brexit minister last month to replace Lady Anelay, who stood down for health reasons, has just apologised in the House of Lords for telling peers last week that article 50 could not be revoked. Asked a … Continue reading

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Parliament set to tell Theresa May it is not for her to decide What is Best for the UK?

According to some, Parliament is set to send a message to Theresa May and her government that it is for Parliament to decide what the outcome will be of the decision for the UK to leave the EU. Despite the … Continue reading

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The People’s Challenge – Thank you and a brief moment to draw breath.

We have achieved very nearly all we aimed for during The Second People’s Challenge. This has only been possible because of your support. Thank you for the time, effort and money you have given us. We collectively must not forget … Continue reading

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