Today at 2pm Theresa May, British Prime Minister, gave a speech in Florence, where she addressed the UK’s withdrawal from the EU. Click here to access a full transcript of the speech.
Today the UK Government released two new position papers. The first paper outlines the UK’s proposals for the regulation of goods to ensure the availability of goods at the date of withdrawal, to avoid a potential cliff edge situation. This … Continue reading
On Wednesday 29 March 2017 the UK Prime Minister, Theresa May, gave notice under Article 50 of the Treaty on European Union (TEU) ("Article 50") of the UK’s intention to leave the EU. This means, almost certainly, that two years … Continue reading
In a landmark constitutional law ruling (R (Miller) v Secretary of State for Exiting the EU  UKSC 5, the Supreme Court today held (by a majority of 8 to 3) that the UK Government cannot trigger Article 50 of … Continue reading
High Court rules that the approval of parliament is required to trigger Article 50. In a landmark constitutional law ruling (R(Miller) v Secretary of State for Exiting the EU) the High Court today held that the UK Government cannot trigger Article … Continue reading
The High Court in Belfast dismissed two judicial review challenges to the Government's proposed invocation of Article 50 of the Treaty on European Union, which would trigger the UK's withdrawal from the EU: McCord  NIQB 85. The case considered only issues … Continue reading
Westminster retains the right to legislate in relation to Scotland, in any matter – the Sewel Convention does not provide Scottish Parliament with a veto. It has been suggested that because the laws of Scotland cannot be incompatible with EU … Continue reading