What is needed is legislation that would shift the default, making it mandatory for the Government to act and thus not leaving it with the option of stopping when Strasbourg objects.
The Attorney General on judges, Asian values, Spartans, the Good Law Project, Lord Frost – and why the Tories should revive the torch logo.
Our international obligations do not oblige us to accept people attempting to reach this country from a safe country.
Why is the Party so mistrustful of Tory intellectuals? We mourn the passing of our former contributor.
Lord Reed’s presidency will hopefully lead to a return to a humbler, more traditional approach to the balance between the judiciary and Parliament.
Hers or Letwins? That’s what the choice is narrowing down to. From the point of view of trust in politics, how MPs vote will now make little difference – if any.
The final paragraph of Cox’s advice notes that in some circumstances the UK could suspend or exit the backstop under the Vienna Convention on the Law of Treaties.
One thinks of the need for such as a measure as justice-related and security-related. But it would also send a powerful signal.