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Three Knights Opinion Part 1 – The Government Agrees

The Government has had to admit what it had originally hoped to keep secret: The first part of The Three Knights Opinion commissioned by The Peoples Challenge is correct. The Government had originally tried to keep secret its grounds for … Continue reading

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Govt. attempt to block test of Art. 50 revocability rejected by Supreme Court

The UK Government’s attempt to block a key, perhaps what is currently the key, Brexit related judicial referral has been rejected by the UK’s Supreme Court. Incredibly, given the expertise and resources the Government has expended, the Government’s request for … Continue reading

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France prepares emergency legislation to deal with Brexit

The French Senate is in the process of reviewing legislation giving the French government powers to legislate as required for the UK’s exit from the European Union. It highlights the differences between the deal/no-deal/post transition scenarios. In English this means … Continue reading

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Why don’t people understand what EU Citizenship Rights are?

Ex-CBI chief lambasts EU leaders and UK over citizens’ rights Paul Drechsler says politicians should be ashamed that citizens’ rights in UK and Europe have not been guaranteed. Paul Drechsler makes a good point, but it is clear that he … Continue reading

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The approaching meltdown

The recent temperatures have been added to by the increasing fractiousness of the EU/UK negotiations which have in large part been caused by the ever increasing “it’s all the EU’s fault” rhetoric coming from pro-Brexit politicians and UK government ministers. … Continue reading

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The Millions in the Margins – Why we have to look after ourselves

Apart from the usual work of keeping up with the Brexit news (and watching Theresa May’s government apparently falling apart), the past couple of weeks have seen us occupied with reading and analysing the draft Millions in the Margins advice … Continue reading

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Transitional agreement – no help to ordinary people

The Millions in the Margins is about the millions of British nationals (both in the UK and elsewhere) who are being reduced to notes in the margins of documents being generated in the negotiating process The Millions in the Margins … Continue reading

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Less than a year to go & still the UK and the EU ignore ordinary people’s fundamental rights

We are less than a year away from “Exit Day” and what that means for each of us is no clearer than it was the day after the referendum. A number of the wider issues have been overlooked or ignored, … Continue reading

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The People’s Challenge – Championing the Millions in the Margins.

With much fanfare, the latest version of the draft withdrawal treaty was announced at the beginning of this week. There is not yet agreement on all parts of it, and “nothing is agreed until everything is agreed”, but it does seem … Continue reading

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Three Knights Opinion to be tested in the Scottish Courts

In another victory for Parliamentary sovereignty, a panel of judges in Scotland’s highest court allowed that the question of whether an Article 50 notification is revocable should be heard in a Scottish court. In handing down the ruling, the Lord … Continue reading

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