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Month: September 2019

Brexit round up- Week Commencing 30 September 2019

Matrix’s Legal Support Service provides a round-up of Brexit-related links and news.  Brexit and the UK constitution Downing Street was forced to cut short the Prime Minister’s trip to New York for the UN General Assembly in response to the unfolding constitutional crisis back in London following the Supreme Court’s ruling that his shutdown of […]

Brexit round up- Week Commencing 23rd September 2019

Brexit and the UK constitution Brexit: Parliament could remain suspended even if court finds against PM, government suggests – The Guardian as it happened. A government minister has refused to rule out the possibility of Boris Johnson suspending Parliament again if he loses in the Supreme Court. David Cameron has said he is “truly sorry” […]

Brexit round up- Week commencing 16 September 2019

Matrix’s Legal Support Service provides a round-up of Brexit-related links and news. Brexit and the UK constitution The House of Commons descended into chaos in the early hours of Tuesday as MPs rejected Boris Johnson’s bid to hold an election and attacked his decision to shut down Parliament. MPs back moves forcing Number 10 officials […]

Brexit roundup-Week Commencing 9th September 2019

Brexit and the UK Constitution   Boris Johnson’s prorogation of parliament is lawful, high court rules. The Guardian has more. Boris Johnson suffered the first defeat of his premiership this week as MPs voted to seize control of the Commons timetable to block a no-deal Brexit. Meanwhile, a total 21 Tory rebels have been effectively […]

Brexit round up- Week commencing 2 September 2019

Matrix’s Legal Support Service provides a round-up of Brexit-related links and news. Brexit and the UK constitution Parliament suspension sparks protests across the country and a petition with more than a million signatures. Boris Johnson’s decision to suspend Parliament is a “constitutional outrage” designed to stop MPs debating Brexit, John Bercow has declared. He is […]