Post-Brexit cooperation between the UK and the EU on law enforcement and criminal justice is sub-optimal, according to the House of Lords Justice and Home Affairs Committee.
The Windsor Framework improves the original Northern Ireland Protocol but does not resolve all its problems, a House of Lords inquiry has concluded.
Grant Shapps made quite the blunder last weekend, after the Welwyn Hatfield MP said he voted for Brexit despite previously claiming he voted to remain.
Brexiteers were rewarded in the list of Boris Johnson’s honours, which has been criticised for rewarding ‘cronies’.
The House of Lords’ European affairs committee has urged the Home Secretary of the United Kingdom, Suella Braverman, to tackle post-Brexit travel problems, taking also into account issues with border officials as well as the new European Union visa system.
The government has suffered defeats in the House of Lords over plans to scrap certain EU laws by the end of the year. / Peers backed an amendment which would give Parliament greater scrutiny over which rules should be ditched.
Faced with opposition from the House of Lords, the government backtracks on plans for the biggest ever change to our laws. So, what now? / Few things illustrate the absurdity and irresponsibility of Brexit better than the Retained EU Law (Revocation and Reform) Bill (REUL).
UK lawmakers have urged EU and UK officials to gradually rebuild relations following a period of “tension and mistrust”, putting visa access for musicians and speedy UK access to the Horizon Europe research programme at the top of a list of policy fixes.
The men behind Trussonomics and Brexit, the two great man-made catastrophes of recent years, are to be honoured for their ‘great work’.
The retained EU law bill is an outrageously undemocratic attempt to transfer law-making powers from parliament to Whitehall.
And if and when it does, role lacks Cabinet position, complain Lords. / The UK's position in science and innovation is under threat from a lack of government focus and financial investment according to a House of Lords committee.
Brexit: UK government warned musicians and crew “could find themselves unemployed en masse” 23/09/2022
Read the experience of one drummer who lost his job of 12 years due to the Brexit touring fiasco, after NME attended a hearing at the House Of Lords.
Sir Bob Neill attempts to force Boris Johnson to require parliamentary approval before bringing provisions into force.
Boris Johnson bid to tear up Northern Ireland deal endangers peace, US congressmen warn [1 min] 15/06/2022
Boris Johnson’s plans to tear up post-Brexit arrangements for Northern Ireland have come under fierce attack from Washington, with senior congressmen on both sides of the US political divide warning the “irresponsible” move is a threat to peace in the province.
Bill hands ‘breath-taking’ powers to ministers, warns Hansard Society. / Boris Johnson’s legal justification for tearing up his agreement with the EU on post-Brexit arrangements for Northern Ireland has been branded “hopeless” by the government’s former chief lawyer.
5.2% GDP shortfall ‘mostly’ down to Britain’s exit from EU, according to top think tank.
The EU’s chief Brexit negotiator has warned that Brussels will not give in to threats and blackmail, as the furious row over the Northern Irish border took a step closer towards a trade war.
Brexit Opportunities Abound – Part 2 17/02/2022
Continuing the letter to Jacob Rees-Mogg, reminding him – he seems to need reminding – of the many new opportunities created by Brexit.
Ministers making ‘misleading’ claims about Brexit blow to music tours, Lords inquiry warns 21/01/2022
Ministers are making “misleading” claims about the costs and red tape facing performers trying to tour the EU after Brexit, a parliamentary inquiry says.
THE Tory government has ruled "by diktat" at times during coronavirus and Brexit, with power shifting away from parliament, peers have warned.
The government would do well to read the House of Lords EU committee report on Brexit impacts, recently debated in the Lords.
NHS costs, food standards and intellectual property rights must be protected in any deal by the UK to join a major international trade agreement, a Lords committee has told ministers in a new report.
British food businesses face ‘outright export bans’ and ‘structural’ barriers to trade with Europe thanks to bureaucracy linked with Brexit, according to the House of Lords EU Environment sub-committee.
Warning that crisis will ‘get worse as businesses see that there is not much going on in UK-EU negotiations’.
Former Labour MP calls on government to suspend Northern Ireland protocal in Brexit deal