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November 25, 2017

Many may regard the UK’s failure to have a permanent judge at the ICJ as a national humiliation, no less, and a warning signal to anyone who still believes that our present government is capable any more of promoting British interests effectively abroad.


November 25, 2017

This week, the House of Commons debated whether the EU Charter of Fundamental Rights should remain part of UK law, along with all other 'retained' EU legislation, post Brexit.

Addressing fellow MPs, Dominic Grieve, the former Attorney General, whose defence of human rig...

November 15, 2017

BiE's Prof Justin Fisher discussed malaise in British politics and the Brexit referendum in the Hillingdon Literary Festival. He argues that lack of trust towards our politicians make us resort to referendums,  which create serious risks for the foundation of the equil...

November 12, 2017

The European Union (Withdrawal) Bill (Withdrawal Bill) grants powers to Ministers to adopt, amend or repeal EU-derived domestic legislation, exercisable after the UK leaves the EU. The effect is that Ministers will control what will become a significant part of the UK’...

November 10, 2017

Video from the press conference following the 6th round of Brexit negotiations, with opening remarks by Michel Barnier and David Davis.

Around 5m European citizens affected by the outcome of the UK referendum (EU citizens in the UK, and British citizens in the EU) have been living in a state of uncertainty for more than 500 days.

Months on from the EU referendum, they have had little, if any, reassuranc...

November 2, 2017

The continuing uncertainty around the status of EU citizens living in the UK is affecting their personal, social and economic relations, and could result in claims to the European Court of Human Rights under Article 8 of the Convention, in line with existing case law c...

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The proposed Independent Monitoring Authority can be an important step for the protection of EU citizens' rights - but its mission must be defined...

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