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The retained EU law bill is an outrageously undemocratic attempt to transfer law-making powers from parliament to Whitehall.
Underrepresented and alienated, the reality of Britons in Europe post-Brexit is far from appealing.
The BBC’s Analysis editor Ros Atkins looks at the controversy surrounding the government’s plan to scrap thousands of EU-era laws.
"This is about protecting the integrity of our politics, our democratic system and our electoral process", Ben Bradshaw said.
‘Nothing less than the future of democracy is at stake’ says Caroline Lucas as a cross-party coalition and The Citizens win an unprecedented hearing over electoral safety and national security.
British citizens living in European nations believe they have had little or no representation since the UK’s withdrawal from the EU, according to a survey by University of Strathclyde researchers.
Ministers are facing a clash with opposition and Conservative MPs over their plans to scrap EU-era laws copied over to UK law after Brexit.
The MPs have joined a cross-party group calling on ministers to declare which Brussels-made rules will be removed from British statute books.
With Brexit, Britain returned from a codified and protected constitutional system, to an uncodified and unprotected one based on the sovereignty of Parliament.
Labour peer Baroness Hayter has claimed attempts by government to limit parliamentary scrutiny of the repeal of EU laws is "irresponsible and potentially dangerous", as the government prepares to review and scrap or recycle around 4,000 pieces of legislation by the end of this year.
The Speaker acknowledged that the political turmoil of the last year left Britain an international laughing stock.
John Cole explores the government's response to a petition calling for an enquiry into the impact of Brexit before it's debated in parliament.
ANGUS Robertson has urged the UK Government to push back their "bonfire" of Brexit laws until 2029.
Under the government's Brexit plans, thousands of laws and regulations are to be scrapped or rewritten by ministers with no proper scrutiny.
A bill to remove EU-derived laws that include 570 environmental regulations will cause serious ecological harm, charities and MPs have warned.
Laws that could disappear include ban on animal testing, workers’ rights and environmental protections.
Six years into the Brexit disaster, the malevolent anti-democratic forces who did so much to facilitate the success of the vote to leave the EU in June 2016 are finally where they always wanted to be: running the government...
A programme of research and commentary on the principles of democracy in the UK constitution, parliament's influence over Brexit, and the implications of these developments for parliamentary reform.
Boris Johnson's government has quietly published details of an "election power grab" to neuter the UK's elections watchdog and undermine its independence.
Appalling that the Government has deliberately avoided parliamentary scrutiny of its terrible trade deal with Australia. The UK Government vowed to be a global leader for animals but now farm welfare standards are likely to be sacrificed for this quick trade agreement.
Activists file formal complaint alleging government has breached international law in signing deal.
Boris Johnson’s Trumpian remarks on the “deep state” will almost certainly have a destructive effect on British democracy.
Deep within the Northern Ireland protocol bill, ministers are making a sinister grab for yet more unchecked powers.
Agreement will clear parliament on Wednesday under obscure behind-closed-doors process – with no debate, despite a pledge.