They will debate. They may even ask the Commons to look again. But the Bill will pass.
Posts by Christopher Howarth
Christopher Howarth is a senior researcher working in the House of Commons. Prior to this he worked for Open Europe, as a Conservative Foreign Affairs Adviser and senior researcher to a Shadow Europe Minister.Follow @
Christopher Howarth’s Guide to Brexit: Haphazard amendments to the Article 50 Bill don’t help EU citizens in the UK
The issue must be addressed, and it will be. Opposition wrecking efforts are the wrong way to go about it.
Christopher Howarth’s Guide to Brexit: Don’t panic, Leavers. Britain’s going Out – however the Supreme Court rules today
The claimants deserve their day in court. Ministers were right to appeal. And we will still leave the EU.
Christopher Howarth’s Guide to Brexit: EEA membership is incompatible with running our own migration policy
It’s time for mistaken claims to the contrary to be consigned to history.
Conservatives who fought for Remain, whatever the reason, deserve to be treated with grace and respect.
Christopher Howarth’s Guide to Brexit: How to manage the Northern Irish border after we leave the EU
Britain and Ireland have gradually built a better relationship. There’s no reason why it should be bust by Brexit.
Such temporary arrangements are complex, time-consuming and have a nasty habit of becoming permanent.
The very fact of a US President who is positive about Brexit is a remarkable change.
Christopher Howarth’s Guide to Brexit: Why the Wallonians won’t be able to sink a UK/EU trade agreement
The Canadian dispute came about due to a very specific set of circumstances. We will be more fortunate.
If we want to control our laws, our economy and our trade agreements, we cannot stay in either arrangement.
Contrary to alarmist claims the devolved administrations will be the beneficiaries of a more vibrant UK and new responsibility, money and influence.
There is no reason to suppose that the transition will be anything other than smooth.
Christopher Howarth’s Guide to Brexit: Article 50, parliamentary votes, Scotland – and the legalities of leaving
His debut column: answers to key questions.
Christopher Howarth: Cameron’s Hollow Deal 5) It isn’t future-proof – indeed, its already out of date
The final post in this series on how the Prime Minister’s aim of a reformed Europe, claimed by him as the basis for a Remain vote, was not achieved by his renegotiation.
Christopher Howarth: Cameron’s Hollow Deal 4) National parliaments remain weak, while Brussels seeks an EU Presidency
The latest in our series on how the Prime Minister’s aim of a reformed Europe, claimed by him as the basis for a Remain vote, was not achieved by his renegotiation.