THE Tory government has ruled "by diktat" at times during coronavirus and Brexit, with power shifting away from parliament, peers have warned.
Business Minister Paul Scully questioned by MPs on the European Scrutiny Committee on how the Government intends to safeguard the integrity of the UK’s product safety standards, including the new ‘UKCA’ safety marking for products in Great Britain.
Legal exceptionalism in British political discourse: International law, parliamentary sovereignty and the rule of law 10/10/2021
Lord Frost says opposition parties do not need to see legal text.
Sir Roger Gale said one firm has had to trash £320,000 worth of produce "because there are no pickers and no drivers".
The plight of Dundee Holocaust survivor Irena Jendrycha has been raised again in Parliament. / Irena, 77, described the experience of applying for settled status after Brexit like something from “the horrors of her past” and the process left her feeling as if “any goodness was sucked out of me like a syringe”.
PM opens debate in parliament, with vote after 4pm expected to be tight. / The government is also under pressure from a group of philanthropists, including the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, who said over the weekend that they would provide £93.5m emergency funding to cover some of the UK aid cuts.
The trade deal between the UK and Australia should be subject to a vote in the House of Commons and Holyrood, Nicola Sturgeon has said.
MPs have written to Liz Truss demanding parliamentary scrutiny of the government's post-Brexit trade deal with Australia.
24 MPs representing all four nations of the UK have written to Trade Secretary Liz Truss demanding proper parliamentary scrutiny of the upcoming trade agreement with Australia, amid concerns that the deal could put farmers around the country out of business.
GB News Founder Says Platform Could Campaign Against Anti-Brexit MPs, Lords and Officials 25/05/2021
One of the founders of GB News has suggested that the new TV network could run a campaign targeting and lambasting MPs, Lords and officials who were perceived as being opposed to Brexit.
Liz Truss warned against signing Brexit deal with Australia without parliamentary scrutiny 24/05/2021
Labour has warned Liz Truss against signing a post-Brexit trade deal with Australia before there is sufficient parliamentary scrutiny.
AFTER FOUR months of pain for Scotland's fresh meat and seafood exporters, a cross party Westminster committee has officially confirmed what they already know – the UK government's Brexit deal did not deliver 'frictionless' trade with the European Union.
Trading the orchard for an apple 03/03/2021
So far, in the first two months of Brexit, the following industries have indicated that they have been harmed: Aerospace; Airlines; Architecture; Art and Antiques; Beer; Bees; Cattle and horse breeding; Charities; Cheese; Chemicals; Cars; Classic Cars; Construction; Cosmetics and Perfume; e-Commerce; Fabrics; Fashion; Ferry services; Film and TV production; Financial Services; ...
The Immigration Bill must not wipe out the freedom of movement so many Britons have benefited from 21/04/2021
My amendment is to the Immigration Bill is asking members of the House of Lords to protect the freedom of Britons for decades to come.
Since Brexit happened, those who campaigned for it have shown little attachment to and only the faintest memory of the benefits promised. The one exception is ‘Reclaiming our sovereignty’.
Former Brexit Secretary David Davis Admits He Agreed With Gina Miller Taking The Government To Court in 2016 14/04/2021
David Davis, the former Brexit Secretary, has admitted he privately agreed with campaigner Gina Miller taking the government, of which he was a part at the time, to court over Article 50.
Twenty-five committees and five study groups to cover almost every conceivable area of interest between the EU and UK have still not been established.
BORIS Johnson allegedly signed the Brexit Withdrawal Agreement on a "fraudulent" basis, the Court of Appeal has heard.
MPs to spend longer paying tribute to Prince Philip than they did scrutinising Brexit deal 12/04/2021
Parliament have been recalled to spend over seven hours paying tribute to Prince Philip today
A new cross-party group comprising of MPs, business leaders and economic exports is being established to provide independent scrutiny of the UK’s trade deals with Europe and the rest of the world.
A group of lawmakers in the United Kingdom and a few business figures have formed an independent commission to improve Britain's trade deal with the European Union and the rest of the world, the Financial Times reported here.
When thinking about what I might about say in this lecture it occurred to me that it would be appropriate to look at parliaments and sovereignty, which are hugely important concepts when it comes to understanding Euroscepticism and Britain’s place in the European Union (EU).
Liz Truss has been accused of refusing to answer questions about post-Brexit trade with Europe at the despatch box.
“Now I can see the full carnage of what this government has done to my industry and the wider economy.” 30/01/2021
I am now at the end of January 2021 and still no new stock. I can see clearly what #Brexit really means for my industry & how I will have to fundamentally change my business model if I am to be trading in 12 months time. But the government wants more paperwork in five months.