Are you an American who feels worried about the state of deadlock that now reigns throughout your federal government? Here’s a suggestion that might make you feel a little better about your circumstances: just glance across the Atlantic Ocean and observe the level of paralysis that is gripping the government of Great Britain. 450 more words
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This interview was conducted by the Remote Control project.
Tara McCormack is Lecturer in International Politics at the University of Leicester.
In this interview, Dr McCormack discusses the British military interventions in Libya, Iraq and Syria, the shift that these interventions mark away from the longstanding Royal Prerogative on war-making and how the use of remote warfare is effecting the democratic oversight of the use of military assets in conflict. 1,454 more words
Many brilliant lawyers have tweeted and blogged their arguments as to why triggering Article 50 requires Parliamentary approval. These arguments involve intricate and subtle consideration of constitutional law and history and indeed I am impressed by their learning and agree with them. 459 more words
#Brexit: Can a minister decide to give the UK's notice to quit the EU, or is that Parliament's job? High Court papers published (Part II)
On 13 and 17 October 2016, the High Court will be asked to determine whether a minister can “decide” to give the UK’s article 50 notice to quit the European Union without being authorised by an Act of Parliament. 1,574 more words
#Brexit: Can a minister decide to give the UK's notice to quit, or is that Parliament's job? High Court papers published
On 13 and 17 October 2016, the High Court will be asked to decide whether a UK government minister can decide to give the UK’s (so called) article 50 notice to quit the European Union, without being authorised to make the decision and/or give that notice by an Act of Parliament. 223 more words
The imminent litigation concerning the government’s response to the Brexit vote is much anticipated. The skeleton arguments have now been filed. The High Court has… 772 more words
A reader was surprised to learn that Theresa May has made David Davis ‘Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union.’ They thought it was odd that she could create a new department out of thin air. 157 more words