Brexit

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The flexibility of the British constitution, once thought to be such a strength, has played a large part in destroying the country. In this edited version of a recent lecture delivered in Cambridge, Professor Conor Gearty (LSE) explains why he now believes more than ever that only the experience of

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The Scottish and Welsh governments are urging an end to delays in reforming their relationship with Westminster. In a joint letter to Cabinet Minister David Lidington, they call for immediate steps to improve the current “weak and ineffective” government structures, guarantee respect for

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The Scottish Parliament’s Justice Committee is calling on the Scottish and UK governments to release more information about how criminal justice and policing matters will be handled after Brexit, particularly in a no-deal scenario. It has also warned both governments that future frameworks on

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Concerned parliamentarians are taking the first steps in a legal action against the Metropolitan Police over alleged electoral offences committed during the June 2016 EU referendum. Ben Bradshaw MP, Tom Brake MP, Baroness Jenny Jones of Moulsecoomb, Caroline Lucas MP and Fiona Mactaggart MP have con

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New figures published today by the Home Office show that only 31,400 EU citizens have applied for settled status in Scotland, out of about 200,000 EU citizens resident north of the border. Across the UK, fewer than 300,000 EU citizens – under 10 per cent of those believed to be currently resid

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The Swedish embassy is going on tour across the UK and will be stopping in Glasgow and Edinburgh, The Guardian reports. The country hopes its bus tour will reassure the 100,000 expatriates and Swedish businesses in the UK worried about what will happen in the event of a hard Brexit.

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Clyde & Co has announced the launch of a Dublin office over concerns about the impact of Brexit on its Irish law insurance practice. Insurance and reinsurance partner Garrett Moore, who is qualified in Ireland and in England and Wales, has been appointed to lead the firm's first Irish office.

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Scottish government plans to incorporate the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child into Scots law have been welcomed as the culmination of a 30-year campaign. First Minister Nicola Sturgeon told the SNP's Spring conference that the necessary legislation would be passed by the end of this Scottish

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Revised UK immigration rules go "against the grain" of the Good Friday Agreement because they remove the right of Irish citizens in Northern Ireland to be treated as EU nationals, human rights chiefs have warned. Les Allamby, chief commissioner of the Northern Ireland Human Rights Commission (NIHRC)

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