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K M Hayne: The ‘Great Repeal Bill’

In the White Paper published in February this year (“The United Kingdom’s exit from and new partnership with the European Union” Cm 9417), the very first point made was that the … Continue reading

April 12, 2017 · 3 Comments

Aurelien Antoine: Brexit Seen by a French Professor in Public Law

I am a professor in Public in France devoting the major part of my research to the United Kingdom (author, among other books, of a “British constitutional Law” prefaced by … Continue reading

April 3, 2017 · 4 Comments

George Peretz QC: Storm Clouds over the Welsh Mountains: Agriculture and Devolution

A report by the National Assembly for Wales’ Climate Change, Environment and Rural Affairs Committee published on 24 March received more publicity than might have been expected. That was largely … Continue reading

March 30, 2017 · 4 Comments

Brian Christopher Jones: The Government’s Quandary: “Great”, or Ordinary, Repeal

The government would certainly prefer a “great” repeal, but they would be wise to make it an ordinary one. Four years ago I published an analysis piece in Public Law … Continue reading

March 28, 2017 · 4 Comments

Elizabeth Campion: The Constitutional “Ripple Effect” of the European Union (Notification of Withdrawal) Act 2017

Miller and others v Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union [2017] UKSC 5 was highly anticipated as perhaps the most signficant constitutional case of this generation, stirring up … Continue reading

March 27, 2017 · 4 Comments

Alex Schwartz: Mitigating the Hazards of Brexit: The EEA Option for Northern Ireland

Readers of this blog will probably be interested in a new policy paper authored by a group of (mostly) Queen’s University Belfast academics, arguing for an ‘EEA Option’ to accommodate the … Continue reading

March 27, 2017 · 2 Comments

Christina Lienen: Why the Implications of ‘No Deal’ Are No Mere ‘Exercise in Guesswork’

Theresa May is to trigger Article 50 on 29 March 2017, kicking off the two-year negotiation period during which the relationship between the UK and the EU will be redefined. … Continue reading

March 24, 2017 · 1 Comment