Next week could be a game changer….

The EU (Withdrawal) Bill  returns to the House of Commons next week where voting will take place  on some crucial amendments from the Lords. And possibly the most crucial of these is Viscount Hailsham’s amendment on a meaningful vote.

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Malene Bratlie
The Lords have spoken: the EU Withdrawal Bill is not yet fit for purpose

The EU (Withdrawal) Bill continues its bumpy road through Parliament and the House of Lords have spent 11 days in Committee - the stage for thorough examination and debate. After over 100 hours of debate, it is becoming increasingly clear that peers have significant concerns about the bill’s inability to provide legal certainty and clarity.  Below is a summary of what appears to be some of key concerns that peers have about the bill.

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Malene Bratlie
Brexit set to dominate political agenda in 2018

Brexit looks set to dominate in 2018. Despite the referendum taking place some 18 months ago there is still a lack of clarity about what exactly Brexit will look like in terms of the final deal including trade deals and what, if any, transition period post March 2019 will entail. There are however some knowns in the list of many unknowns.

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Malene Bratlie