Tag Archives: The Millions in the Margins

EU Citizenship Rights are still worth fighting for!

With the New Year comes new but not unexpected work for the People’s Challenge. We are now approaching the final stretch on Brexit, one way or the other crunch time is approaching. This is going to, at the very least, … Continue reading

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Despite, or perhaps because of, the election result the work continues at The People’s Challenge.

The election result was a brutal and salutary lesson for everybody who values the rights and benefits we have accumulated over the past 40 years, together with the moves in the last few months towards a system of democracy where … Continue reading

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So Brexit is worth going bust for – nothing like betting with other peoples money, eh?

So Boris Johnson says that Brexit is a “Do or Die” Charge of the Light Brigade moment for him, or perhaps it is only a one in a million possibility. Jeremy Hunt says he will tell businesses that going bust … 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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CJEU Advocate General agrees with the Three Knights Opinion – UK can unilaterally revoke Art. 50

Last winter, following our successful challenge to the Government’s intention to use Royal Prerogative to trigger Article 50, we commissioned an opinion on whether an Article 50 notification could be unilaterally revoked. That opinion, now referred to as the Three … Continue reading

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Direction of Travel for Brexit challenges

Monday’s Harry Shindler case at the CJEU serves to demonstrate how difficult it can be for individuals to get a case before the CJEU unless they have already been directly affected. The notification and opening of negotiations are only preparatory … Continue reading

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Neither Fish, Flesh nor Good Red Herring

So we now have the official version of “Brexit means Brexit” the Political Declaration. The question is, who does it satisfy? Seemingly nobody. It is a “Blind Brexit”, “26 pages of waffle” and doesn’t provide “frictionless trade”. It means everything … 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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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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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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