23 March 2017

While the main focus of Brexit in Parliament is on the action on the floor of both houses, Robert Buck notes the number of select committee inquiries into Brexit has grown dramatically. 

08 March 2017

Oliver Ilott argues that a meaningful vote on a final Brexit deal would be less meaningful than it first appears, but might still be a good idea.

03 February 2017

Seventy-seven pages (but some of them grey), finished at 4.17am – and with one wildly inaccurate graph. Jill Rutter asks what we learnt from the Brexit White Paper published yesterday.

26 January 2017

The Government will publish a Brexit white paper but Jill Rutter argues that for it to be any use, it needs to give Parliament a proper basis for agreeing to trigger Article 50. That means it needs to be informative, timely – and published before the debate.

25 January 2017

There are calls for the Government to produce a Brexit white paper – an official statement of policy, often produced before introducing legislation. Jill Rutter argues that it would be good practice but not necessarily enlightening. 

19 January 2017

The Prime Minister confirmed there will be a parliamentary vote on the final Brexit deal. The Supreme Court may require Parliament to vote before Article 50 is triggered. But Dr Hannah White isn’t convinced that a vote will actually enable Parliament to influence what happens.

13 January 2017

If it loses the Supreme Court appeal on Article 50, the Government says it will introduce legislation to give Parliament a vote on triggering Brexit talks. Dr Hannah White sets out what that process will involve.

06 December 2016

The Supreme Court hearings on Article 50 are the biggest judicial intervention into government action we have seen in modern times. Dr Catherine Haddon argues that far from being in crisis, this is our constitution in practice.   

14 November 2016

Oliver Ilott argues that it is Parliament’s role in signing off a final Brexit deal that has the greatest influence over the UK’s negotiating position and its bargaining power.

03 November 2016

The High Court has ruled that the Government cannot kick off the process of the UK leaving the EU without the consent of Parliament. Dr Hannah White looks at what we know about what happens now.

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