Pavlos Eleftheriadis examines the relationship between the institutions of the UK constitution and the people. He argues that, although the referendum voted in favour of leaving the EU, Government papers have discussed at least four possible varieties of relationship between the UK and the EU. Given that the people were not asked to choose which variety of 'leave' it wished, there is a need for Parliamentary involvement and debate to ensure that the choice between these options is constitutionally legitimate.
Life After Brexit
Yesterday, together with the Programme for the Foundations of Law and Constitutional Government, we ran a seminar on Life after Brexit. The discussion was chaired by Nick Barber, with Alison Young,...
The White Paper on the Great Repeal Bill: Good or Bad News for Human Rights?
In a series of posts, Alison Young examines the Government's recent White Paper on the Great Repeal Bill, looking specifically at its potential impact on the protect of human rights post Brexit...