In defence of representative democracy: How I will be voting on the Article 50 bill, by Graham Allen MP - EUROPP - European Politics and Policy (blog)

graham-allen1 Following the Supreme Court's ruling that an Act of Parliament will be required before the government can send its formal Article 50 notification to the Council of the European Union, Graham Allen MP explains why he will not vote for such ...

UK Government Introduces New Brexit Trigger Bill - Wall Street Journal

LONDON—The U.K. government introduced a short bill in Parliament on Thursday with a tight timetable for approval to give Prime Minister Theresa May the power to start Britain's exit from the European Union as planned by the end of March. The bill ...

Brexit and the UK Supreme Court - Center for Research on Globalization

It was predicted, it was warned against, and it happened: Prime Minister Theresa May's government cannot commence the official process for leaving the European Union without parliamentary approval. In upholding the decision of the lower court ...

UK Government publishes bill seeking Parliament's approval to trigger Article 50 Brexit process - ABC Online

The British Government's bill seeking authorisation to start the formal Brexit process by triggering Article 50 of the European Union's Lisbon Treaty has been formally introduced to Parliament. Key points: First bill before British parliament to ...

UK government takes first step towards triggering Brexit - Reuters

A detail is seen from a copy of the Brexit Article 50 bill, introduced by the government to seek parliamentary approval to start the process of leaving the European Union, in front of the Houses of Parliament in London, Britain, January 26, 2017 ...

Brexit: government publishes bill to trigger article 50 - The Guardian

The government has published its bill to trigger article 50, prompting Labour to table a series of proposed amendments, including one seeking to guarantee that parliament gets a final say on any final deal for Brexit. The bill, containing just two ...

UK turns from EU to US in 'new age' - EUobserver

Theresa May, the first foreign leader to visit the US after Donald Trump's election, will tell a Republican Party event in Philadelphia on Thursday (26 January) that his presidency and Brexit mark the dawn of a “new age”. “As we end our membership of ...

The Guardian view on parliament and Brexit: MPs must use their power - The Guardian

Theresa May at prime minister's questions on Wednesday, the day after the supreme court's ruling on article 50. Photograph: AFP/Getty Images. EU referendum and Brexit · Opinion. The Guardian view on parliament and Brexit: MPs must use their power.

Theresa May agrees to publish Brexit white paper - The Guardian

Theresa May's U-turn is a victory for Tory rebels and opposition MPs who called for greater government accountability. Photograph: UK Parliament/Mark Duffy/PA. EU referendum and Brexit. Theresa May agrees to publish Brexit white paper. Prime minister's ...

Towards clarity on Brexit - The Hindu

The condition the U.K.'s highest court has stipulated for London to trigger Article 50 of the European Union treaty removes any shred of doubt about the legislature being bypassed in giving formal shape to the Brexit vote last June. The crux of the ...

Only parliament can trigger Brexit. But can it then reverse the process? - The Guardian

Businesswoman Gina Miller makes a statement outside the supreme court as a lead claimant in the article 50 case. The court ruled that parliament's consent is required before Brexit can begin. Photograph: Tang/ZUMA Wire/REX/Shutterstock. EU referendum ...

Brexit: government to publish white paper, Theresa May tells MPs - The Guardian

Theresa May made the announcement at the beginning of prime minister's questions in answer to a question from Tory MP Chris Philp. Photograph: PA. PMQs. Brexit: government to publish white paper, Theresa May tells MPs. PM refuses to say when ...

How Theresa May will surprise Trump at their first summit - Washington Post

If President Donald Trump hopes he has found a loyal and willing ally from across the pond in Theresa May, who visits him on Friday, he could be in for a big surprise. Yes, its an honor that the British prime minister becomes the first leader to meet ...

Brexit will require the consent of Parliament—but not of the devolved assemblies - The Economist

THE justices of the Supreme Court were never likely to overturn last November's ruling by the High Court. On January 24th they duly upheld, by eight votes to three, the decision that Theresa May's government needs parliamentary approval to trigger ...

Theresa May pledges to set out Brexit plan in White Paper - but won't say when - Sky News

Theresa May refuses to say when the White Paper will be produced, but Labour wants it before EU divorce proceedings are triggered. 22:49, UK, Wednesday 25 January 2017. Theresa May. Video: Tories leave Corbyn flat-footed over white paper. By Jason ...

Pursuing trade pacts outside EU 'could mean worse Brexit deal for UK' - The Guardian

Britain's apparent determination to pursue trade talks with countries outside the EU could significantly undermine its efforts to negotiate a favourable Brexit deal and may well be illegal, diplomats and officials have warned. Theresa May meets Donald ...

UK Supreme Court Ruling on Brexit Puts Scottish Independence Back on the Table - Sputnik International

The UK Supreme Court has just kicked over a constitutional hornet's nest with its rejection of the British Government's appeal of a previous ruling of the country's High Court when it comes to the legal basis for triggering Article 50, the clause ...

Brexit: Theresa May promises White Paper on EU exit plan - BBC News

Theresa May has announced the government will set out its Brexit plans in a formal policy document. During Prime Minister's Questions, she said she recognised an "appetite" for a White Paper on her "bold" proposals for negotiations with the EU. A ...

Labour won't give Theresa May a free pass on Brexit - The Guardian

The prime minister should never have tried to sideline parliament. Now we can hold her to account, we will fight for a good deal on jobs, the economy, and rights. Theresa May. 'If the prime minister fails, it will be families, working people and ...

Farmers fear Brexit lands them in agricultural business - BBC News

So declared David Dimbleby during those unforgettable early hours of 24 June last year, as the epic scale of what we were witnessing started to sink in. From my outside broadcast position at the Birmingham count, I spelled it out in my best stentorian ...