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Posts Tagged: European Court of Justice
Will we get back our sovereignty next year? Will the agreement be good in trade terms? I fear ministers may end up settling for thin gruel.
Daniel Hannan: Voters tend to get some things wrong, but the big things right. So it is with this Brexit Bill.
In a shrewd and largely instinctive way, they have sussed that Britain faces an ill-disposed negotiating partner making unreasonable demands.
Bernard Jenkin: If necessary, we must pass legislation that will nullify the direct effect and direct applicability of EU laws
It may be good tough talk to speak of breaking international law, but it does not engender respect. His exact words were not even factually correct.
Garvan Walshe: Breaking the Withdrawal Agreement risks the No Deal Brexit this Government was elected to avoid
The Tories’ plan will be blocked by the Lords, anyway, as it contradicts the party’s promise to implement the agreement made in November 2019.
Emily Barley: The Government’s Brexit plan puts us at risk of substandard and corrupt justice systems in EU member states
Britons were told the country would be leaving the dangerous European Arrest Warrant system, but its replacement looks suspiciously similar.
Agreeing underlying principles, not getting an extension, is the key to reaching an agreement.
The CBI supports the Government’s timetable and Starmer is keeping his head down. It is quite the turnaround.
Specific governance arrangements can be established in individual areas, and an agreement should sit outside the overarching institutional framework.
With the Coronavirus engulfing parliamentary discussions, the legislation looks on hold for now.
Victoria Hewson: The law on gender and trans rights is confused and confusing – the Government must bring clarity
The culture wars over sex and gender are increasingly being played out in the courts, with insufficient regard for coherence or the intentions of legislation.
At the heart of the Rutnam row is its reservations not only about how the post-Brexit journey is being negotiated, but about taking it in the first place.
Steve Barclay: Tomorrow we will get Brexit done, and start building a better future for every corner of our United Kingdom
The third piece in our mini-series on the road to Brexit comes from the Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union.
In a letter dated May this year, the Brexit Secretary attempted to assuage concerns about the implications of Theresa May’s deal for the United Kingdom.
Nigel Evans: If the Prime Minister can’t deliver a clean Brexit, she must make way for a successor who will
She should now put her deal to the Commons without the backstop – announce a firm date for her departure.