Labour have sunk efforts to trap us in the Single Market. A compromise should kick the Customs Union can down the road. Which leaves the ‘meaningful’ vote.
If ‘fair play’ is to mean anything, then it is vital that legal redress is available to all – regardless of income or background.
“We need to do something you might not expect me to say. We need to give Boris Johnson more power.”
Disputes have focused on questions arising from his plight – parental, ethical, legal. But it may be useful to widen the angle of the lens.
The Secret Barrister has attained a great success with his account of a legal system infected with squalid incompetence.
All credit to the brave victims who brought the legal challenge, and to those who backed them. But the Government should have fought the decision in the first place.
Some of the powers it proposes to give to ministers are not democratically acceptable. But peers should correct these flaws, not seek to block Brexit itself.
The Bill is not a vehicle for pursuing policy changes, nor is it about the shape or type of Brexit we deliver. It is about delivering smooth legal continuity.
China is disregarding its pledge of ‘one country, two systems’ – as a result the rule of law in the territory is under threat from growing autocracy.
Gauke should have fought and lost rather than not have fought at all. But the wider concern is that the “system” is on the side of the criminal rather than the victim.
Giving terminally ill, mentally competent adults more choice and control at the end of their lives is a Conservative goal. We should support it.
A less bureaucratic approach will ease hardship and bring more money in. But the Government also needs to ensure equal rules apply for all that are owed money.
From the original raid through to the attempt by former officers to bring down a Government minister on moralising grounds, this is an unedifying picture.
After leaving the EU, we must ensure we are well-positioned in terms of regulation, taxation, immigration and – crucially – foreign languages.
Requiring divorcing couples to assign blame often increases the acrimony, and the harm, of the process.