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Tag Archives: What is Best for the UK?
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
100 years of the Liberals & Labour snapping and snarling at each other while the Tories run away with the General Election!
Over the past months the Liberals (Liberal Democrats) and Labour have been fighting over who has the better qualifications to oppose the Tories. Both parties can reasonably campaign based on their inherent, long-standing principles. What is unconscionable is for the … Continue reading
Andrew Neil’s challenge to Boris Johnson – “Questions of Trust”, an interview “Oven-ready, as Mr Johnson likes to say”
The BBC’s Andrew Neil has issued a challenge to Conservative leader Boris Johnson to take part in a half-hour general election interview with him. Boris Johnson is the only one of the main party leaders not to agree to face … Continue reading
Making your vote count is not just about registering and voting. Your vote has to help ensure that we get, in THIS election, what is Best for the UK!
A week ago we published a blog piece on How do you make sure your vote counts in this General Election? including some information about the effects, intended and unintended, of tactical voting. In that post, we put links to two of … Continue reading
More tribal politics from the LibDems and Labour – time for them to grow up and find the common ground!
Seems like the LibDems and Labour are still engaged in traditional party political warfare. This is from The Guardian this evening: Opposition parties might have won their battle to keep the Commons in session while the Conservative conference is taking … Continue reading
A new Prime Minister – new challenges to be pursued.
Over time there have been a number of legal challenges, attempts to neuter the UK’s Parliament, define whether the Article 50 notification is unilaterally revocable, and establish whether the Article 50 notification and subsequent delay are legitimate. The House of … Continue reading
A vote of no confidence in the Government is not as simple as it sounds.
There has been a lot of talk about Labour forcing a Commons vote of no-confidence. The no-confidence motion that Jeremey Corbyn has tabled is largely symbolic. The government doesn’t have to provide time for it to be debated and the … Continue reading
Wolchover – The missing mandate
Over the past several months a number of attempts have been made to stop Brexit using a legal challenge. They have all relied on aspects of David Wolchover’s comprehensive article: “False Mantra of the “People’s Will” – The Case of … Continue reading
From the Three Knights Opinion to the CJEU ruling on Article 50 – A long year’s journey into light.
Almost exactly a year ago the germ of an idea started to develop at The People’s Challenge, based on the High Court decision in the Miller case and the work our legal team had done for the Supreme Court defence … Continue reading
Referendums should be held when the electorate are in the best possible position to make a judgment. David Davis Nov 2002
There is a proper role for referendums in constitutional change, but only if done properly. If it is not done properly, it can be a dangerous tool. The Chairman of the Public Administration Committee, who is no longer in the … Continue reading