Hers or Letwins? That’s what the choice is narrowing down to. From the point of view of trust in politics, how MPs vote will now make little difference – if any.
Posts Tagged: Professor Guglielmo Verdirame
Richard Ekins: The real meaning of Cox’s advice. There is only a theoretical risk of being trapped in the backstop.
A number of important points about his view have been overlooked or misunderstood by some MPs and commentators.
Henry Newman: Why the revised deal’s changes to the backstop are significant – and offer Britain a route out
The final paragraph of Cox’s advice notes that in some circumstances the UK could suspend or exit the backstop under the Vienna Convention on the Law of Treaties.
MPs have less than a day to study this revised deal. So today’s vote should be postponed. If it isn’t, they should withhold support from the Government.
Professor Guglielmo Verdirame, King's College London, specialises in international law, and legal and political philosophy. He is one of the… Read more »