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BBC News: Who really backed down over Brexit vote?


Viewable only on Library premises Comments that prime minister Theresa May's priority is to... Archived date: 2018-06-26 https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-44553226

BBC News: Why Brexit ruling is a relief for the government


Viewable only on Library premises There was relief in Whitehall that the Supreme Court had ... Archived date: 2017-01-25 http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-38730907

BBC News: Why English courts are opening in the EU


Viewable only on Library premises According to French reports, the new "international chamb... Archived date: 2018-03-02 http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-42979920

BBC News: Will Brexit Bill face trouble in the Lords?


Viewable only on Library premises It will be up to the government to decide whether to twea... Archived date: 2017-02-12 http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-38918526

BBC News: Workers' rights: MPs promised vote on changes after Brexit


Viewable only on Library premises MPs were promised a vote on any changes to workers' right... Archived date: 2019-03-08 https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-47460850

BC News: The 11 Supreme Court judges who could rule on UK's Brexit appeal


Viewable only on Library premises The government decided to appeal against the High Court's... Archived date: 2016-12-08 http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-37874388

Bar Council, The: Brexit


Viewable only on Library premises Bar Council campaign work and activities relating to Brexit. Archived date: 2017-06-23 http://www.barcouncil.org.uk/media-centre/brexit/

Belfast Agreement Defence Group: A Brexit Backstop Judicial Review


Viewable only on Library premises The legal action is based on the argument that the Prime ... Archived date: 2019-02-10 https://www.crowdjustice.com/case/judicial-review-of-irish-backstop/

Berwin Leighton Paisner LLP: Brexit: what happens next?


Viewable only on Library premises This guide explores the possible implications across seve... Archived date: 2016-08-12 https://www.blplaw.com/media/download/BLP_Brexit_-_what_happens_now_guide.pdf

Birketts: Brexit blog


Birketts is a full service, top 100 UK law firm, based in... Archived date: 2016-11-08 http://www.birketts.co.uk/resources/brexit-blog.aspx

Brexit Deal Explained, The


Viewable only on Library premises UK Government page explaining the agreed in December 2017... Archived date: 2019-03-19 https://brexitdealexplained.campaign.gov.uk/

Brexit Legal


Viewable only on Library premises Comments on the legal and public policy implications of B... Archived date: 2018-04-06 https://www.brexitlegal.com/

Brick Court Chambers


Viewable only on Library premises Brick Court Chambers is a set of barristers’ chambers in ... Archived date: 2016-12-15 https://brexit.law/

Bright Blue: UK must remain a signatory of the European Convention on Human Rights after Brexit, Conservative MPs tell PM


Viewable only on Library premises Bright Blue, the independent think tank for liberal conse... Archived date: 2017-03-29 http://www.brightblue.org.uk/index.php/medias/press-releases/item/707-uk-must-remain-a-signatory-of-the-european-convention-on-human-rights-after-brexit-conservative-mps-tell-pm

Cabinet Office: Frameworks analysis: Breakdown of areas of EU law that intersect with devolved competence in Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland.


Viewable only on Library premises EU law creates consistent practices across the UK in a r... Archived date: 2018-03-11 https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/frameworks-analysis

Cabinet Office: Government amendments to Clause 11 of the EU Withdrawal Bill


Amendments to Clause 11 of the European Union (Withdrawal... https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/government-amendments-to-clause-11-of-the-eu-withdrawal-bill

Cabinet Office: The European Union (Withdrawal) Act and Common Frameworks - Report


Under the current devolution settlements, the devolved le... Archived date: 2018-12-19 https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/the-european-union-withdrawal-act-and-common-frameworks-report

Cabinet Office: UK government publishes analysis on returning EU powers


Viewable only on Library premises Provisional analysis published that will result in the de... Archived date: 2018-03-11 https://www.gov.uk/government/news/uk-government-publishes-analysis-on-returning-eu-powers

Chartered Institute of Patent Attorneys


Viewable only on Library premises The Chartered Institute of Patent Attorneys (CIPA) is the... Archived date: 2018-02-09 http://www.cipa.org.uk/

Chartered Institute of Patent Attorneys, The: The Impact of Brexit on Intellectual Property


Viewable only on Library premises In the short term, it is business as usual for patent and... Archived date: 2017-11-23 http://www.cipa.org.uk/policy-and-news/briefing-papers/the-impact-of-brexit-on-intellectual-property/

Conservative Home: A first glance at some of the main points in May’s deal


Viewable only on Library premises When Theresa May set out her strategy for the Brexit nego... Archived date: 2018-11-20 https://www.conservativehome.com/thetorydiary/2018/11/a-first-glance-at-some-of-the-main-points-in-mays-deal.html

Conservative Home: Bill Cash: The EU Withdrawal Bill. No Conservative colleague should defy the will of the people next week.


Viewable only on Library premises Voting to support these Lords amendments to the EU Withdr... Archived date: 2018-06-11 https://www.conservativehome.com/platform/2018/06/bill-cash-the-eu-withdrawal-bill-no-conservative-colleague-should-defy-the-will-of-the-people-next-week.html

Conservative Home: Chris White: The Cooper amendment threatens to damage the constitution in ways that would be very hard to repair


Viewable only on Library premises Pro-remain MPs of all parties were seeking to wrest contr... Archived date: 2019-01-26 https://www.conservativehome.com/platform/2019/01/chris-white-the-cooper-amendment-threatens-to-damage-the-constitution-in-ways-that-would-be-very-hard-to-repair.html

Conservative Home: Chris White: Time is getting extremely tight to pass all the required withdrawal legislation


Viewable only on Library premises As of 12 February 2019, there were 45 days left until EU ... Archived date: 2019-02-14 https://www.conservativehome.com/platform/2019/02/chris-white-time-is-getting-extremely-tight-to-pass-all-the-required-brexit-legislation.html

Conservative Home: Corbyn trolls his own pro-EU backbenchers over the EEA, while seeking to pick his battles on the Withdrawal Bill


Viewable only on Library premises Comments on Labour's proposals to maintain access to the ... Archived date: 2018-06-11 https://www.conservativehome.com/leftwatch/2018/06/corbyn-trolls-his-own-pro-eu-backbenchers-over-the-eea-while-seeking-to-pick-his-battles-on-the-withdrawal-bill.html

Conservative Home: Cox is out of line with Downing Street on the backstop


Viewable only on Library premises Comments on Geoffrey Cox's claim that the Irish Backstop ... Archived date: 2019-03-13 https://www.conservativehome.com/thetorydiary/2019/03/cox-is-out-of-line-with-downing-street-on-the-backstop.html

Conservative Home: Fact-checking the dubious Withdrawal Agreement arguments being put to MPs


Viewable only on Library premises Leaving the EU on 29th March 2019 (deal or no deal) is au... Archived date: 2018-11-29 https://www.conservativehome.com/platform/2018/11/anna-bailey-and-sir-richard-aikens-fact-checking-the-dubious-withdrawal-agreement-arguments-being-put-to-mps.html

Conservative Home: From an analysis of the Withdrawal Agreement text: May’s broken promises on the ECJ, the backstop, customs – and dividing the UK


Viewable only on Library premises Archived date: 2018-11-20 https://www.conservativehome.com/parliament/2018/11/from-an-analysis-of-the-deals-text-mays-broken-promises-on-the-ecj-the-backstop-customs-and-dividing-the-uk.html

Conservative Home: From an analysis of the Withdrawal Agreement’s text: How the Irish protocol would separate Great Britain from Northern Ireland.


Viewable only on Library premises The Irish Protocol is an integral part of the draft EU Wi... Archived date: 2018-11-20 https://www.conservativehome.com/parliament/2018/11/from-an-analysis-of-the-texts-deal-the-irish-protocol-would-separate-great-britain-from-northern-ireland-parts-of-it-may-be-illegal.html

Conservative Home: Graham Brady: My amendment is still the best way to ensure that we get a proper Brexit


Viewable only on Library premises Calls on the Conservative Party to be prepared to comprom... Archived date: 2019-01-31 https://www.conservativehome.com/platform/2019/01/graham-brady-my-amendment-is-still-the-best-way-to-ensure-that-we-get-a-proper-brexit.html

Conservative Home: Henry Newman and Guglielmo Verdirame: It’s unlikely the backstop will be scrapped. But supplementing it can win what we want.


Viewable only on Library premises Replacing the entire Irish backstop was something the EU ... Archived date: 2019-01-31 https://www.conservativehome.com/platform/2019/01/henry-newman-and-guglielmo-verdirame-its-unlikely-the-backstop-will-be-scrapped-but-supplementing-it-can-win-what-we-want.html

Conservative Home: Johnson’s prosecution is just the latest push in a long campaign of Remainer lawfare


Viewable only on Library premises The private prosecution of Boris Johnson for misconduct i... Archived date: 2019-06-02 https://www.conservativehome.com/thetorydiary/2019/05/johnsons-prosecution-is-just-the-latest-push-in-a-long-campaign-of-remainer-lawfare.html

Conservative Home: Jonathan Clark: It may not happen – but we should prepare for a constitutional crisis this autumn


Viewable only on Library premises In a divided Commons, a new Prime Minister could seek to ... Archived date: 2019-05-30 https://www.conservativehome.com/platform/2019/05/jonathan-clark-it-may-not-happen-but-we-should-prepare-for-a-constitutional-crisis-this-autumn.html

Conservative Home: Martin Howe: It is far better to risk extending Article 50 than to accept May’s bad deal


Viewable only on Library premises A long extension of Article 50 for 21 months would have t... Archived date: 2019-03-07 https://www.conservativehome.com/platform/2019/03/martin-howe-it-is-far-better-to-risk-extending-article-50-than-to-accept-mays-bad-deal.html

Conservative Home: Navigating the EU Withdrawal Bill through unamended without a majority is nightmarish – but possible


Viewable only on Library premises Comments on the difficulties the government faces getting... Archived date: 2018-06-14 https://www.conservativehome.com/thecolumnists/2018/06/henry-newman-navigating-the-withdrawal-bill-through-unamended-without-a-majority-is-nightmarish-but-possible.html

Conservative Home: Sheila Lawlor: Even with an exit clause from the backstop, this deal would be unacceptable


Viewable only on Library premises Points out that, under Theresa May's withdrawal agreement... Archived date: 2018-12-18 https://www.conservativehome.com/platform/2018/12/sheila-lawlor-even-with-an-exit-clause-from-the-backstop-this-deal-would-be-unacceptable.html

Conservative Home: The Government’s White Paper plan would not free us from the European Court of Justice


Viewable only on Library premises Points out that the European Court of Justice would still... Archived date: 2018-07-15 https://www.conservativehome.com/thetorydiary/2018/07/the-governments-white-paper-plan-would-not-free-us-from-the-european-court-of-justice.html

Conservative Home: The Lords’ amendments are legally unnecessary and economically counter-productive


Viewable only on Library premises The Lords’ amendments to the EU Withdrawal Bill are based... Archived date: 2018-06-21 https://www.conservativehome.com/thinktankcentral/2018/06/sheila-lawlor-the-lords-amendments-are-legally-unnecessary-and-economically-counter-productive.html

Conservative Home: The Vienna Convention is a very, very slender ladder down which to retreat


Viewable only on Library premises Is scepticall about the Attorney General’s new proposal t... Archived date: 2019-03-18 https://www.conservativehome.com/thetorydiary/2019/03/the-vienna-convention-is-a-very-very-slender-ladder-down-which-to-retreat.html

Conservative Home: The real meaning of the meaningful vote


Viewable only on Library premises Giving Parliament a legal entitlement to a "meaningful vo... Archived date: 2018-06-14 https://www.conservativehome.com/thetorydiary/2018/06/the-real-meaning-of-the-meaningful-vote.html

Constitution Unit Blog, The


Viewable only on Library premises The Constitution Unit in the Department of Political Scie... Archived date: 2018-08-13 https://constitution-unit.com/

Constitutional Reform Group (CRG)


Viewable only on Library premises The Constitution Reform Group, convened by former Conserv... Archived date: 2017-03-01 http://www.constitutionreformgroup.co.uk/

Court of Session: OPINION OF LORD CARLOWAY, the LORD PRESIDENT in the reclaiming motion by ANDY WIGHTMAN MSP AND OTHERS against SECRETARY OF STATE FOR EXITING THE EUROPEAN UNION


Judgment refers the question of whether MPs can vote to s... Archived date: 2018-09-23 http://www.scotcourts.gov.uk/docs/default-source/cos-general-docs/pdf-docs-for-opinions/2018csih62.pdf

Cripps: Blog. Brexit


Viewable only on Library premises Law firm Archived date: 2016-11-08 http://www.cripps.co.uk/blog/brexit/

Crowdfunder: BrexitJusticeProsecution(BallVJohnson)


Viewable only on Library premises Crowdfunder page to support Prosecution of Mr Boris Johns... Archived date: 2019-05-31 https://www.crowdfunder.co.uk/brexitjusticeprosecution

DELI Blog


Viewable only on Library premises Archived date: 2018-03-14 https://delilawblog.wordpress.com/

Daily Express: 'GOOD NEWS!' Farage joyous as latest Brexit legal challenge BLOCKED by High Court


Viewable only on Library premises THE High Court has blocked the latest legal bid to tie th... Archived date: 2017-02-08 http://www.express.co.uk/news/politics/762659/brexit-high-court-legal-challenge-adrian-yalland-peter-wilding

Daily Mail, The: ANDREW PIERCE : How the preening Rumpole of the Commons Geoffrey Cox sank the prime minister's Brexit deal with just five deadly words


Viewable only on Library premises Attacks Attorney General Geoffrey Cox for refusing to cha... Archived date: 2019-03-15 https://www.dailymail.co.uk/debate/article-6802171/ANDREW-PIERCE-Geoffrey-Cox-sank-prime-ministers-Brexit-deal.html

Daily Mail, The: As John McDonnell proposes a revolutionary coup against Boris Johnson, ROBERT HARDMAN asks: What WOULD happen if Jeremy Corbyn took a cab to see the Queen to tell her he's taking over?


Viewable only on Library premises Points out that, if Boris Johnson lost a vote of confiden... Archived date: 2019-08-12 https://www.dailymail.co.uk/debate/article-7339173/ROBERT-HARDMAN-asks-happen-Corbyn-took-cab-tell-Queen-hes-taking-over.html

Daily Mail, The: Attorney General Geoffrey Cox denies he has 'abandoned plans to secure time limit for Irish backstop' calling the claims 'misunderstood fag ends dressed up as facts' as he heads back to EU talks TOMORROW


Viewable only on Library premises Attorney General Geoffrey Cox denied he had given up hope... Archived date: 2019-03-07 https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-6769571/Geoffrey-Cox-denies-abandoned-plans-secure-time-limit-Irish-backstop.html