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Constitution Unit Oct 20
HUGE defeat in the House of Lords on the - we believe the biggest since Lords reform in 1999 395 peers opposed the government, just 169 supported, a margin of 226. Biggest prior defeat was by 191 on the Counter-Terrorism Bill in 2008
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Gina Miller Oct 20
Judges fighting back against & they're right "With no deal now clearly on the table, we have a Downing Street pledge of an illegal . Calling such antics to account is precisely what judges are for. Lord Kerr is correct.
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Joanna Cherry QC Oct 20
Lord Hope of Craighead, former Lord President of Court of Session & former Deputy President of U.K. Supreme Court says that to describe the as a on devolved powers is not hyperbole
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Katy Oct 19
The government's proposed must be stopped. It would allow the government to breach international AND DOMESTIC LAW. This would mean citizens were without recourse to the law. This is how dictatorships operate.
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Sarah Ludford 🔶pro-European Oct 19
Not in my name!’ declares Lord Judge, deploring the breach of the rule of law in the Now convenor of the crossbench peers, Lord Judge is a former Lord Chief Justice.
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Aaron Rankin Oct 19
Replying to @Aaron_R_Rankin
Despite the efforts of Most Reverend Archbishop to insinuate otherwise the ECHR Convention Rights are untouched by the & the Good Friday Agreement remains unmolested. /12
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Katy Oct 20
Huge defeat in the House of Lords on the government's which would have allowed the Tories to break international law and flout consitiutional issues.
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Nemo Oct 21
"...we know that any law that seeks to permit the executive to break laws is morally wrong.”
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Sarah Ludford 🔶pro-European Oct 20
Lord Judge’s Regret Motion on the approved by the Lords by 395 to 169. 😀
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Aaron Rankin Oct 19
The clergy have decided to meddle in temporal matters today, specifically the with some Good Friday Agreement grifting thrown in for good measure. Unfortunately for them the bill in questions doesn’t support such claims. /1
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frank ramsey Oct 22
Report finally out! "The substance of the and the manner of its introduction have reduced relations between the Scottish and Welsh Govs on the one hand, and the UK Gov on the other, to the worst level we have known."
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LabourLordsUK Oct 20
UPDATE: Govt defeated 395-169 (Oppn Maj 226) Bodes very well for Report stage amendts to part 5 of the Bill - when gets to that point in mid-November
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Baroness Sally Greengross Oct 20
Last night I spoke in the House of Lords debate on the Internal Markets Bill. I urged the Lords to oppose Part 5 of this bill and show the world that the UK is a country that does respect the rule of law:
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Edinburgh4Europe #FBPE #LeaveALightOn Oct 23
Since last week Scotland has a new Advocate General, Keith Stewart QC. His predecessor, Lord Keen QC, resigned over the - given this, how does the new Advocate General defend this Bill given the concerns raised internationally and within the U.K.?
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frank ramsey Oct 22
The ‘s "version of […] market access principles cuts more deeply into practical ability of devolved governments to regulate economic activity than did their EU predecessors and limits the scope of territorial regulation more sharply".
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The Last Girly Swots to join Tw❄️tter! Oct 20
Another House of Lords defeat for this failing Johnson regime on food standards post Brexit after the biggest defeat this century over the ...
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deborah blayney Oct 22
We are lost!!😭 WHO has seen these VITALLY IMPORTANT SPEECHES overwhelmingly condemning SHAMEFUL Govt's DANGEROUS ?? Devastating consequences for entire UK! = HIGH PUBLIC INTEREST!! AAARGH!! You have DUTY to NATION!?😭
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Aaron Rankin Oct 22
Replying to @Aaron_R_Rankin
Under Clause 47 of the the government could take whatever action necessary to ensure the free movement of goods into in the event it was going to make such good flows uneconomic. Thought this would be an extreme measure /2
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Stuart Budd 🇬🇧 🇪🇺🧼😷🏡 #FBPE #The5Million 3h
Replying to @NIOgov
That's nonsense and in denial. There is a WTO border between Great Britain and Northern Ireland. There will be extra red tape and costs both ways. The breaks the , so good luck with that. 🏴‍☠️ A is the way to go now.
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deborah blayney Oct 22
OMG!! Govt's SHAMEFUL & DANGEROUS = POWER GRAB from devolved administrations, might make them just a bit 'resentful'!!
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