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Brexit and the constitution

When I spoke in the Second Reading debate on the EU Referendum Bill in 2015, I noted that peers were not so much focusing on the content of the Bill as rehearsing the arguments they proposed to deploy in the … Continue reading

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Why was there a referendum?

In the post-war era, the issue of European integration has been a fault line of British politics.¬† Both main parties have been divided internally¬† and both have changed their stance on the issue.¬† However, there has been no formal requirement … Continue reading

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