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Ministers should avoid sweeping changes and primary legislation, but there are a number of careful reforms to be made to address problems highlighted by Brexit.
This is the second of a three-part ConHome mini-series from Policy Exchange on the judges, public policy and the election.
A feminist account declares that judges “decide our laws”. There is no mention of parliament.
The Johnson Government should balance the Northern Ireland element of its Brexit deal by strengthening the Union – which it should be doing anyway.
In the wake of Johnson’s deal, the Government must balance its plan for Northern Ireland with strengthening “our precious Union” – all four parts of it.
Jack Airey: The planning process is burdensome and risky for developers – while imposing eyesores on our communities
Real estate investors can see that ugly and alienating buildings are no longer good economics. But beautiful ones are.
There was a really good vibe at Party Conference – especially at lots of outstanding fringe events discussing how to give local communities greater powers.
Yesterday’s announcement of Government’s design guidance is a very welcome step in the right direction.
Lord Ashcroft’s Conference Diary: Could Tory MPs be whipped to vote that they don’t have confidence…in their own Government?
And: Gigabit broadband will soon be “sprouting like vermicelli”, says Johnson. Plus: Mordaunt’s warnings and Hoey’s heroine’s welcome.
Its verdict fundamentally misunderstands Parliamentary Sovereignty – thus raising big questions about the future of the judiciary and the stability of our constitution.
This Commons won’t accept the Northern Ireland backstop. That’s the reality – whether the EU likes it or not.
Remainers cannot both plead Commons supremacy over Brexit and deny it over the Withdrawal Agreement.
Lord Reed’s presidency will hopefully lead to a return to a humbler, more traditional approach to the balance between the judiciary and Parliament.
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.
Henry Newman: The Alternative Arrangements Commission offers the best route through the backstop problem
There are real, viable answers to this sticky problem. But rebuilding trust may be as hard as resolving technical questions.