What would make Boris Johnson's prorogation of Parliament 'improper'? Anne Twomey (University of Sydney) argues that the Supreme Court should focus on the fact that the ...more
The UK is in a strange political limbo. It appears that we are simultaneously in Brexit paralysis, whilst also hurtling headlong towards 31 October, when Boris ...more
The Supreme Court is considering whether Boris Johnson's prorogation of Parliament is lawful. Thomas Poole (LSE) says the claimants face two hurdles: one concerns the ...more
There are plausible reasons to think that an early election is likely, writes Hudson Meadwell (McGill University). In this blog, he outlines the possible paths that lead there. The ...more
Sionaidh Douglas-Scott (Queen Mary University of London) explains the recent Court of Session decision on prorogation. The Supreme Court may ultimately declare the issue to be ...more
The suspension of Parliament in a ‘no-written constitution’ legal context has left the UK in constitutional limbo. In this blog, Solon Solomon offers some thoughts on ...more
Very few British people know about restrictions on freedom of movement allowed under existing EU regulations. Yet when they learn about the EU’s “three-month rule”, ...more
Martin Brenncke (Aston Law School) explains the difference between the two high court rulings regarding the prorogation of Parliament.
The Prime Minister‘s decision to advise the ...more
Who should be in control of the Brexit process? Nikos Skoutaris (UEA) explains the current dynamics of the UK's constitutional conundrum.
Famously, the motto of the Leave ...more
The Lib Dems are right to have promised to revoke Article 50, writes Phil Syrpis (University of Bristol). Revocation would 'make it stop' - an ...more