Internal Market Bill: UK’s five most senior bishops say Brexit legislation will fracture the country 19/10/2020
The legislation begins its passage through the House of Lords on Monday and is likely to be heavily amended.
Archbishops warn bill could ‘further undermine trust and goodwill’ among home nations.
UK Internal Market Bill violates the rule of law and threatens to undermine devolution arrangements, says Committee 16/10/2020
United Kingdom Internal Market Bill - HOUSE OF LORDS, Select Committee on the Constitution, 17th Report of Session 2019–21 16/10/2020
What happens if we have no deal? 15/10/2020
Mr Johnson told his cabinet this week that leaving the EU without a deal should hold “no fear” for Britain, but was he right?
ONE-THIRD of voters are more likely to back independence in a future referendum as a result of the UK Government’s “power grab” Internal Market Bill, according to the super-sized poll commissioned by Progress Scotland.
The UK Education Secretary has refused to rule out the possibility Westminster will use its post-Brexit powers to impose tuition fees on Scots students.
A protest against the UK Internal Market Bill will be held outside the UK Government’s headquarters in Edinburgh today.
UK PM Boris Johnson had been wildly happy about his new EU exit deal; then he introduced a law undermining both it, and the last round of trade negotiations. Speaking with two former permanent secretaries of the UK’s EU exit department, Matt Ross asks whether Johnson is applying firm leverage – or deliberately sabotaging the trade talks.
Under cover of the pandemic, his inner circle is sidelining elected MPs and pushing through laws with no scrutiny
Lord Neuberger condemns internal market bill for exempting some of its powers from legal challenge
United Kingdom Internal Market Bill: Implications for Devolution - Prof. Michael Dougan, University of Liverpool 16/09/2020
Brexit Research by EU Law @ Liverpool - This briefing paper examines those provisions of the United Kingdom Internal Market Bill (“UKIM” / “the Bill”) specifically relating to internal UK trade; together with their potential impacts upon the devolution settlements in Scotland and Wales.
"Lots of requests for a step-by-step explanation of Johnson's plans to breach Protocol on Irish border. No problem." - Michael Dougan 13/09/2020
Lots of requests for a step-by-step explanation of Johnson's plans to breach Protocol on Irish border. / No problem. And by the end, you'll understand why this man is totally unfit to hold public office.
Johnson’s 'unbelievable' Brexit withdrawal agreement decision will be defeated in House of Lords, Lord Heseltine says 09/09/2020
European Commssion demands urgent meeting, as John Major warns of risk to UK’s reputation.
Ursula von der Leyen hits out at Britain over plans to breach agreement on Northern Ireland.
UK ministers are granting themselves powers to spend on infrastructure in Wales.
Plans for a new law giving the UK government more powers to spend in Wales will be published on Wednesday.
European court of justice could fine UK or impose tariffs or sanctions on exports.
You may wonder why on earth a Tory government led by Boris Johnson, the heirs to Thatcher for goodness sake, are sacrificing the prospect of a trade deal with the EU because they want the right to subsidise British industry.
Johnson to override EU withdrawal agreement 06/09/2020
Move threatens to collapse talks that PM has said must be completed within weeks.
HOLYROOD has passed a motion calling on the UK Government to withdraw its plans for an internal market regime following the end of the Brexit transition period.
SCOTS business owners, academics, trade unionists and anyone with an interest in the matter have just a few days left to make their feelings known formally about the UK Government’s determination to ride roughshod over devolution.
CAMPAIGNERS have vowed to step up their fight to protect the NHS after a legal bid to prevent it being “on the table” in post-Brexit trade deals was voted down by Tory MPs.
Proposals due to be published on Thursday by the UK Government will see powers in at least 70 policy areas previously controlled by the EU flow instead to Edinburgh, Cardiff and Belfast