Highlights from the No-deal Brexit Debate

Environment Secretary Michael Gove kicks off the debate with a fiery exchange with former Tory MP Anna Soubry… WATCH: Fiery exchange between Environment Secretary @michaelgove and MP @Anna_Soubry at the No-deal Brexit Debate… pic.twitter.com/BQ7a6mywwJ — BrexitCentral (@BrexitCentral) March 13, 2019 Vicky Ford MP followed… . @vickyford "Could he [Environment Secretary] give more clarity on how … Read moreHighlights from the No-deal Brexit Debate

Brexit laid bare: Victoria Bateman and the naked prophetic tradition

Victoria Bateman is not the first to use nudity as a form of protest. Madeleine Ward (Theos) explores the history of naked dissent. It’s been a rocky few weeks in the news, from Robert Peston’s assessment that No Deal is now the most likely outcome of the UK’s ongoing Brexit crisis, to warnings of an imminent “collapse of nature”. Set against … Read moreBrexit laid bare: Victoria Bateman and the naked prophetic tradition

MPs oppose a no-deal Brexit and vote down the Malthouse B plan – how they voted

MPs spent yesterday debating the following Government motion: “That this House declines to approve leaving the European Union without a Withdrawal Agreement and a Framework for the Future Relationship on 29 March 2019; and notes that leaving without a deal remains the default in UK and EU law unless this House and the EU ratify … Read moreMPs oppose a no-deal Brexit and vote down the Malthouse B plan – how they voted

Forget about absurd votes on No Deal – MPs ought to be invoking GATT Article 24

It is undeniable that the EU has been in the driving seat for Brexit negotiations to date. The Withdrawal Agreement is specified under EU law – Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty – and has never worked for us. Without one, all the EU treaties stop applying as of 29th March. However, should the UK … Read moreForget about absurd votes on No Deal – MPs ought to be invoking GATT Article 24

Escaping from the Brexit nightmare: the judicial review route

It is difficult to see how the government could legally justify a decision not to seek an extension of negotiations under Article 50, argues Philip Allott (Cambridge University), given that it would have to rely on political rather than legal considerations to avoid responsibility for the damage that could be caused by that failure. There … Read moreEscaping from the Brexit nightmare: the judicial review route

The announcements Philip Hammond should make to prepare the country for a no-deal Brexit

With deadline day only weeks away, the possibility of the UK leaving without a deal cannot be ignored. It would be irresponsible not to think seriously about what the impact of that would be, and what the appropriate response should be from government. If we really did leave without a deal, the Government would need … Read moreThe announcements Philip Hammond should make to prepare the country for a no-deal Brexit

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