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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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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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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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Democracy Strikes Back

On Wednesday evening, in the most emphatic manner, Westminster democracy delivered a blow to Whitehall dictatorship. Parliament will endure the Government’s Brexit shenanigans no more. The most extreme and condescending of the Henry VIII powers the Govt. was seeking to … Continue reading

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Forging ahead to secure accountability and protect rights

Fuelled by the generous donations of our supporters to our ‘core funding’ GoFundMe campaign, we have been preparing in earnest for the next stages of The People’s Challenge. Here’s a short update on what we and our lawyers have been … 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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We must stand up for Parliament so Parliament can stand up for What is Best for the UK!

This week’s events clearly show the dangers the UK faces, dangers that go far beyond the immediate one of a disorganised and ill thought-through move for the UK to leave the European Union. For months now the Govt. has been … Continue reading

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Why there’s a bigger spectre than Brexit

By The People’s Challenge The Politico article of Oct 23rdentitled “5 reasons why no deal could mean no Brexit” published in Languedoc Living (www.languedocliving.com), says that a spectre is hanging over Westminster, threatening “no deal, no Brexit”. There is a … Continue reading

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The most unlikely of Government allies defers to amendment 381

Frank Field has been a bit of a rebel for most of his time in the Commons. Governments, both Labour and Conservative, have been in his sights except for a brief period (14 months) when he was Minister for Welfare … Continue reading

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