The Great ‘Repeal’ Act will leave Parliament sidelined and disempowered

Brexit was supposed to return parliamentary sovereignty. Instead it has brought about the most submissive, disempowered Parliament in modern history, writes Jo Murkens. The Great ‘Repeal’ Act will collapse the distinction between EU and national law, creating powers never expressly granted by Parliament. It will probably also enable the government to amend primary legislation without a¬†parliamentary vote.¬†Parliament now finds itself … Continue reading The Great ‘Repeal’ Act will leave Parliament sidelined and disempowered