The flexibility of the British constitution, once thought to be such a strength, has played a large part in destroying the country. In this edited version of a recent lecture delivered in Cambridge, Professor Conor Gearty (LSE) explains why he now believes more than ever that only the experience of no-deal will bring Britain to its senses.
Published 5 July 2019
The Scottish and Welsh governments are urging an end to delays in reforming their relationship with Westminster.
Published 4 July 2019
The Scottish Parliament’s Justice Committee is calling on the Scottish and UK governments to release more information about how criminal justice and policing matters will be handled after Brexit, particularly in a no-deal scenario.
Published 27 June 2019
Concerned parliamentarians are taking the first steps in a legal action against the Metropolitan Police over alleged electoral offences committed during the June 2016 EU referendum.
Published 20 June 2019
Stuart McWilliams stresses the importance of registration for EU nationals ahead of Brexit.
Published 17 June 2019
New figures published today by the Home Office show that only 31,400 EU citizens have applied for settled status in Scotland, out of about 200,000 EU citizens resident north of the border.
Published 31 May 2019
The Swedish embassy is going on tour across the UK and will be stopping in Glasgow and Edinburgh, The Guardian reports.
Published 27 May 2019
Clyde & Co has announced the launch of a Dublin office over concerns about the impact of Brexit on its Irish law insurance practice.
Published 13 May 2019
There will be missing environmental governance mechanisms as a result of the UK leaving the EU, according to the Law Society of Scotland.
Published 10 May 2019
Scottish government plans to incorporate the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child into Scots law have been welcomed as the culmination of a 30-year campaign.
Published 29 April 2019
Revised UK immigration rules go "against the grain" of the Good Friday Agreement because they remove the right of Irish citizens in Northern Ireland to be treated as EU nationals, human rights chiefs have warned.
Published 2 April 2019
Patent and trade mark attorneys Lawrie IP issued a warning over the effects on business of continued Brexit uncertainty as the firm moves to a new head office in Glasgow.
Published 28 March 2019
The Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) has fined Vote Leave Limited £40,000 for sending out thousands of unsolicited text messages in the run up to the 2016 EU referendum.
Published 21 March 2019
Lawyers from EU jurisdictions would no longer be offered preferential treatment when qualifying in England and Wales if the UK leaves the European Union without a deal.
Published 20 March 2019
The European Parliament will retain an office in Scotland following Brexit, BBC Scotland reports.
Published 7 March 2019