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- Peter Martin on 9th October
@Brian, Whichever we voted, many of us do regard Brexit as an unfortunate failure. Both on the part of ...
- Brian on 7th October
Brian writes in reply to Peter Martin: Thank you for this. First, I don't accept that I "took a chance" ...
- Peter Martin on 6th October
"It would also have provided an opportunity, once the “framework” for future relations was known, for the British people to ...
- KEITH MORRIS on 24th August
I want to comment on Jane's history which is both fascinating and moving, as you rightly described it. It was ...
- petermartin2001 on 18th August
I would agree that these issues should be decided on what is "reasonable". The application of retrospection is rarely "reasonable". ...
- petermartin2001 on 17th August
Brian, You write: <em> "I sympathise with Peter Martin, but he acknowledges that the NEC had the right to make ...
- ObiterJ on 16th August
Various claimants took the matter to court arguing breach of contract. It therefore becomes a matter for the court to ...
- Brian on 16th August
Brian writes: Most of the points made in the comments above are exhaustively dealt with in the full judgment of ...
- Phil on 16th August
I've recently blogged on this here. The reading on which the judgment rests is certainly valid (and has the authority ...
- ObiterJ on 8th August
Michael Hornsby makes a fair point. The advisory nature of the referendum - and it was advisory - was not ...
- Michael Hornsby on 8th August
In constitutional law the referendum result may be purely advisory, but I can find no evidence to support Professor Grayling's ...
- Paul Sharp on 8th August
It is very hard to argue the referendum was purely advisory after the fact, and especially when nearly everyone who ...
- robin fairlie on 7th August
It seems to me that asking the electorate to vote in a second referendum on whether or not the presumably ...
- Brian on 5th August
Brian writes in reply to Michael Hornsby: Thanks. We seem to be so closely agreed that I could almost suspect ...
- Hakimi bin Abdul Jabar on 6th August
ISIS - Islamists Serial Rapists-Terrori sts : Hostis Humani Generis The UNSC Resolution 2249 (2015) offers the following salient element that ...
- ObiterJ on 2nd August
Good afternoon Brian - you may be interested to read https://www.nch london.ac.uk/20 16/07/08/refere ndums-elections -democracy/ Brian writes: Good afternoon, and many thanks. Your ...
- Aidan Boustred on 12th July
That's an interesting link. I read the rules in the opposite way to you, though. "nominations may be sought by ...
- Chris Vine on 11th July
Thanks for drawing this material together. What a fine mess. Reading clause 2.B.ii of chapter 4, for cases where (as ...
- BRIAN BARDER on 8th July
Thanks, Derek, for these comments, which reinforce the points I have made in my original post above and again, with ...
- Derek Tonkin on 7th July
After reading and listening to parts of the debate in the House of Lords on 5 and 6 July on ...
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