Legal experts say Brussels has right to take retaliatory action, making cross-border law enforcement harder. / We have noted the reaction of the United Nations, and they are really concerned about what’s going on,” Anton Hofreiter, the chair of the committee, told reporters in London.
Rightly, a central tenet of British foreign policy has long been to abide – and to expect others to abide – by international law.
Brussels commissioner says bill breaches convention, as legal experts warn of risk to Brexit trade deal.
There is a split within the Cabinet over the UK’s continued membership of the European Convention on Human Rights.
Russian interference in Brexit referendum 04/02/2023
The good news last week is that the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) has agreed to hear the case that there was Russian interference in the Brexit referendum. Several UK court cases, petitions and speeches in Parliament have failed to get the government to investigate and publish the result of the research into Russian interference.
Russian Interference in Brexit [10 mins] 20/01/2023
The UK government has been asked by the European Court Of Human Rights (ECHR) to respond to ‘credible allegations’ of Russian interference in the Brexit referendum.
ECHR calls on UK Govt to respond to ‘credible allegations’ of interference in Brexit referendum 19/01/2023
"This is about protecting the integrity of our politics, our democratic system and our electoral process", Ben Bradshaw said.
Landmark Ruling in Strasbourg as MPs Challenge UK Government over Failure to Investigate Russian Interference in Brexit 19/01/2023
‘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.
With Brexit, Britain returned from a codified and protected constitutional system, to an uncodified and unprotected one based on the sovereignty of Parliament.
However, disenchantment with Brexit has been one of the most notable trends of 2022 with a feeling that it has not lived up to the promises made at the time of the referendum. / Two thirds or 65% of British people think Brexit has gone badly compared to just 21% who think it has gone well according to an Opinium survey in early December.
'Your point is ridiculous': LBC's Lewis Goodall challenges think-tank Director's stance on Brexit [4 mins] 10/12/2022
Lewis Goodall disputes Bruges Group's Robert Oulds after his stance on Brexit contradicts facts.
Owen Paterson Wanted To 'Break Free' From European Court – He's Now Using It Against The Government 22/11/2022
The former Tory minister and Brexiteer who quit parliament after a lobbying scandal is taking the government to the European courts – a judicial system he once loudly advocated leaving.
Home secretary Suella Braverman has sparked a new government row after calling for the UK to leave the European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR).
Why the Bill of Rights poses problems for human rights in Europe – and the UK’s international standing 11/08/2022
While the government has clarified that the UK will remain a party to the ECHR, as Mark Elliott observes, the Bill aims at ‘substantially decoupling’ the UK from it.
A European Court of Human Rights ruling stopped the flight. It is a totally separate institution from the EU.
Boris Johnson ‘shredding trust’ with three breaches of international law, former top diplomat warns 28/06/2022
Boris Johnson ‘shredding trust’ with three breaches of international law, former top diplomat warns.
Farage asked what the best thing to come out of Brexit is – his response is beyond parody 25/06/2022
The former UKIPer said Brexit 2.0 would be getting Britain out of the European Court of Human Rights... like Russia.
Tories will block courts from ruling on human rights violations in 'dangerous power grab' 22/06/2022
Boris Johnson was accused of “ransacking” Brits’ human rights tonight as he blocks fights against his government being heard in court.
Proposal to replace Human Rights Act with bill of rights is effort to make government ‘untouchable’, say critics.
With a potential trade war looming, Conservatives are stuck in an ever-more destructive disagreement over what Britain should look like outside the EU.
Cross-party group says government failed to investigate reported attempts to meddle in UK elections.