Unchecked, unbalanced and channelling an unsavoury populism, a prime minister that I’ve helped to keep in check in the courts could soon be free to do whatever he pleases
Scotland's highest civil court has begun considering a legal bid to stop the UK government from passing its proposed EU withdrawal agreement.
Section 55 of the Taxation (Cross-border Trade) Act 2018 states that: "It shall be unlawful for Her Majesty’s Government to enter into arrangements under which Northern Ireland forms part of a separate customs territory to Great Britain."
Government documents submitted to Scotland's highest civil court plunge prime minister's pledge to deliver Brexit "do or die" by October 31 into doubt.
Leading lawyer considers leaving UK if threats that began during court hearings escalate.
With the legality of prorogation being tested in the crucible of the Supreme Court, we welcome Good Law Project director and Remain legal vanguard JOLYON MAUGHAM QC to the studio to discuss exactly what’s at stake. / What does the Lib Dems going broke for revoke mean for future dealings between the Remain parties?
Prospect podcast special: Jolyon Maugham QC on his legal fight against the prorogation of parliament 12/09/2019
The man leading the constitutional charge against Boris Johnson talks to Prospect about Brexit, the courts and what happens now.
Anti-Brexit campaigners have filed a legal challenge in the Scottish courts in an effort to compel Boris Johnson to seek an extension to article 50.
Scottish National Party MP calls for immediate recall of parliament.
Court of session in Edinburgh rejects attempt to prevent PM’s prorogation of Commons.
Legal bid to stop Westminster shutdown 13/08/2019
A legal challenge to try to prevent Boris Johnson shutting down parliament to force through a no-deal Brexit is to get under way later.
A cross-party group of MPs and peers is taking action to stop parliament from being suspended.
MPs and peers taking legal action to stop Boris Johnson from suspending Commons to allow no deal 22/07/2019
Cross-party group of parliamentarians want Scottish court to rule before MPs return to Westminster in September.
There’s no sensible Brexit option that will get through parliament—it’s time to revoke Article 50 and reconsider 11/03/2019
Contradiction was baked into the Brexit result from the start. Now, its contradictions have proved irreconcilable.