This is the second of a three-part ConHome mini-series from Policy Exchange on the judges, public policy and the election.
Posts Tagged: law
As well as Government measures to toughen up punishments and support victims, the nation requires more magistrates.
Roger Gale: Parents and doctors should be spared court when debating the best treatment for ill children
We must strike a better balance so that where genuine disagreements arise, there are ways of resolving the situation through mediation and conciliation.
Sarah Ingham: The proper place to call the government to account is not the courts, but the ballot box
MPs should be ever-ready to assert the rights of Parliament over the Executive. But they should not be outsourcing the voters’ job to judges.
Its verdict fundamentally misunderstands Parliamentary Sovereignty – thus raising big questions about the future of the judiciary and the stability of our constitution.
“Of course we’ll respect whatever the legal ruling from the Supreme Court is…there are different permutations to what the court may or may not decide.”
The fundamental mistake of the Brexiteers domestically is that they have mistaken a moral argument for a political one.
Chris White: How much of the Government’s No Deal legislation is in place? And is it all truly essential?
Ministers are wary of giving rebels the chance to introduce troublesome amendments. Some workarounds and bypasses contain their own problems.
Northern Ireland Bill 2) Richard Ekins and Stephen Laws: Grieve’s plan to prevent prorogation is too clever by half
If MPs want to disrupt the constitution and limit prerogative powers, they should say so in terms, not indirectly with a nudge and a wink.
Dean Godson: There are plenty of ideas on the centre-right. Here’s how it can create a new, decent, patriotric consensus.
Despite polarisation on Brexit, there is more agreement among voters than often appears – and therefore more cause for optimism.
Governments are more likely to help create conditions for it by seeking economic growth, rather than well-being.
The panel, comprising legally-trained Conservative and DUP MPs as well as outside experts, set out their full legal reasoning for rejecting the deal.
Extension would be a breach of promise, but it offers advantages which the Prime Minister’s vassal arrangement does not.
With 45 days left, unless workarounds or extra time can be found, uncomfortable decisions may have to be made on which Brexit Bills to prioritise.
WATCH: “I am caught in a clash of constitutional principles” – Cox tussles with Harman over his legal responsibilities
The Labour former Solicitor General argued that the Attorney General should warn the Government that it is engaged in “breaking the rules”.