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“If a democracy cannot change its mind, it ceases to be a democracy.”

Ironically the title is a quote from David Davis back in 2012. Now David Davis’s Dept for Exiting the European Union is saying “There can be no attempts to remain inside the EU and no attempt to rejoin it.” By … Continue reading

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Moving forward and this is part of how

We have almost reached our initial fundraising target and have retained Susie Alegre to develop TPC’s advocacy work in tandem with our other legal work, including the Three Knights Opinion. Susie brings with her expertise from twenty years of working … Continue reading

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Once more unto the breach dear friends…

The People’s Challenge is a unique organisation. Formed to ensure ordinary people’s fundamental rights were considered by the courts during the Miller Article 50 litigation, we are now fundraising to continue our active campaign to protect fundamental rights and promote … Continue reading

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MPs say “Drop hard Brexit plans” – this is when the Three Knights Opinion really counts

It’s been 5 months since the Supreme Court ruled in favour of the People’s Challenge – confirming that Brexit was a Parliamentary and not a Royal Prerogative decision. It’s worth noting that this decision was made by a UK court, … Continue reading

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Resetting the debate

Probably the most important thing we need to discuss is how we “reset the debate”, which we will certainly have to do following 8th June. Thus far we haven’t managed to do this. I pulled together the People’s Challenge to … Continue reading

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Peers highlight the importance of Parliament’s ‘final say on individual rights’ in debates on the Bill

The House of Lords Second Reading debates on the European Union(Notification of Withdrawal) Bill 2017 were completed on the 21st of February. The Committee Stage debates began on the 27th (the second day is today).This will be the peers’ first … Continue reading

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Three Knights Opinion sent to peers

On Monday the House of Lords will begin to debate the European Union (Notification of Withdrawal) Bill 2017 which is designed to surrender the Parliamentary sovereignty that was upheld by the Supreme Court just weeks ago. Today we are sending … Continue reading

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