Theresa May has left David Davis “hamstrung” in Brexit negotiations

David Davis’s job is being made more difficult by Theresa May’s “absolutist” approach, and her insistence that the European Court of Justice must not have any oversight after Brexit. “She’s taken some absolutist positions on particular issues. I’m thinking of … Continue reading Theresa May has left David Davis “hamstrung” in Brexit negotiations

Theresa May is “daft” and ignorant of European Law, warns eminent legal expert

Prof Sir David Edward, a former judge at the European court of justice and one of Britain’s most eminent legal experts, has warned the government is “careering toward disaster” over Brexit. He said: “Of course it was daft, frankly. The … Continue reading Theresa May is “daft” and ignorant of European Law, warns eminent legal expert

Legal proceedings against UK government for undisclosed “Third Direction”

According to Leak of Nations, Reprieve and Privacy International launched legal proceedings against the UK government yesterday for refusing to reveal the subject matter or contents of a Prime Ministerial order governing the activities of the British security services. It … Continue reading Legal proceedings against UK government for undisclosed “Third Direction”

UN Human Rights chief says Theresa May’s attack on human rights laws are a “gift to every despot”

The UN commissioner for human rights, Zeid Ra’ad al-Hussein has expressed his concern that “the current climate in the UK and the US is endangering laws enshrined in the postwar period of hope and reconciliation.” “Whatever the intention behind her … Continue reading UN Human Rights chief says Theresa May’s attack on human rights laws are a “gift to every despot”

Frankie Boyle asks “to what extent was Grenfell an accident?”

Frankie Boyle raised the following points in an interview with Owen Jones for the Guardian: The council didn’t respond to people saying this is a fire risk The council sent legal letters to people who’ve said it’s a fire risk … Continue reading Frankie Boyle asks “to what extent was Grenfell an accident?”

MPs from all parties forming alliance to defeat May’s ‘hard Brexit’

Businesses, people and parliament have been calling for a ‘softer’ Brexit, but Theresa May has thus far stuck to the idea that a Hard Brexit is necessary to ensure the EU referendum is properly honoured. Now it appears MPs from … Continue reading MPs from all parties forming alliance to defeat May’s ‘hard Brexit’

Experts say Theresa May is wrong to attack Human Rights in Post-London Bridge attack terror speech

In the speech where Theresa May accused Britain of being “tolerant of extremism”, she said “If our human rights laws stop us from doing it, we will change the laws so we can do it.” Jack Sommers, Assistant News Editor … Continue reading Experts say Theresa May is wrong to attack Human Rights in Post-London Bridge attack terror speech