When the bell tolls at eleven o’clock tonight, ringing out Britain’s membership of the EU, an entire phase of British history will come to a close. For nearly half a century – from 1973 to 2020 – perhaps the single most important fact about British history was its membership of the European Union (or ‘Community’, until 1993).
Brexifornia: Checking out but never leaving 08/06/2020
Brexit will never be over.
Chlorinated chicken is just the start. The government intends to rip up food standards, public services and public protections.
Boris Johnson’s government is waging a war of words not against the EU but the British people.
The prime minister’s snappy, inane slogan is the prelude to inevitable lies, betrayal and duplicity.
‘It is undemocratic to shut off parliament,’ European politicians say. ‘We know that democracy works and we need resist threats to it by any means’.
Led By Donkeys stunt plays Michael Gove's own words on prorogation back to his constituents 29/08/2019
A giant video screen is being driven round Michael Gove's constituency, reminding people that he was against prorogation for a no-deal Brexit just two months ago.
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.
Dominic Cummings to be Boris Johnson’s senior adviser, despite being found in contempt of parliament 24/07/2019
Vote Leave campaign chief – the brains behind the notorious ‘£350m-a-week for the NHS’ claim – to be taken into No 10.
Professor Michael Dougan, Jean Monnet Chair in EU Law, University of Liverpool, outlines the challenges faced by the UK and then the options available. He outlines some of the techniques employed by the Leave campaign and gives his prognosis for the state of Britain in years to come.
Rationalist destroys Leavers with list of all EU laws that have been forced on us against our will 22/01/2019
A rationalist has destroyed Leave claims that exiting the EU means “taking back control” by listing all the EU laws that have been forced on us against our will.
The March. The Revoke petition. The Government that can’t govern and the amendment that put MPs in charge of Britain’s destiny at last. Was this the week that Brexiters lost control of Brexit?
Frank-Walter Steinmeier says Vote Leave promise that exit from EU would allow UK to ‘take back control’ will come to nothing.