Britain and the European Union’s negotiators have published a December 2017 progress report on Brexit.
This briefing considers the effect of the European Union (Withdrawal) Bill (the Bill) and the risks and opportunities it presents to equality and human rights law. It outlines areas where the EDF proposes to support amendments to the Bill which aim to achieve our policy objectives, which are to:
The European Union (Withdrawal) Bill has been published. Here’s our response.
The government published a white paper on Brexit legislation in March 2017. The paper covered 12 key themes, including trade, immigration, expats and devolution.
The House of Lords Constitution Committee published a report The ‘Great Repeal Bill’ and delegated powers in March 2017. The report set out recommendations for limiting constitutional risks posed by the Great Repeal Bill.
Angela Patrick, from Doughty Street Chambers, produced a background paper for the Thomas Paine Initiative, entitled ‘Mapping The Great Repeal: European Union Law And The Protection Of Human Rights’, published in December 2016. In addition to the report Angela has also written a blog for RightsInfo, who have produced a video summary of the report.