January 21, 2019

The risks of the “Grieve amendment” to remove precedence for Government business

It is a mistake to assume that the House of Commons could engineer a change to the law to postpone or cancel Brexit without persuading the Government to acquiesce and participate in securing the change. The risks to which an attempt to do so would give rise include the contravention of fundamental constitutional principles based on centuries of history.


Sir Stephen Laws

Senior Fellow, Judicial Power Project

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