Posts tagged The Repeal Bill
The European Union (Withdrawal) Bill: Where are we now?

The European Union (Withdrawal) Bill, more commonly known as the Repeal Bill, has passed its first major test in the parliamentary process at its Second Reading. The bill will be one of the most constitutionally transformative pieces of legislation to emerge since Brexit and aims to establish legal consistency when the UK has left the EU.

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Writing Parliament out of the legislative process

The European Union (Withdrawal) Bill, more commonly known as the Repeal Bill, is the first major piece of Brexit legislation to go before Parliament. The bill proposes to hand sweeping powers to ministers to allow them to make changes to laws. This would sideline both Parliament and the devolved nations from policymaking, further centralising power in the hands of the executive.   

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The Repeal Bill: Our first impressions

Yesterday the European Union (Withdrawal) Bill (or as we have come to know it “the Repeal Bill”) was published. This is one of the most broad and constitutionally significant bills to go through Parliament and will have massive ramifications for us all, and future generations. We’re still going through the fine print but here are our initial thoughts.

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