Year: 2019

Legal Minute: Parliament suspended, Supreme Court hearing and Brexit

The third and final day of the Supreme Court hearing into whether Boris Johnson acted lawfully in suspending Parliament. A decision from the court is due “early next week”. From BBC.

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British immigration officials have warned migrants in northern France they are being lied to by people smugglers promising them a better life in the UK. From Sky News.

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The Polish ambassador to the UK has written to Poles living in Britain urging them to “seriously consider returning to their homeland” after Brexit, and as Poland’s economic surge continues. From Independent.

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European students at Scottish universities will be able to complete their courses after Brexit, the UK Education Secretary has pledged. From Glasgow Live.

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There’s been a rapid rise in the number of British nationals living in the Netherlands applying to become Dutch since the UK voted in a referendum to leave the European Union. From BBC.

 

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Legal Minute: deal or no deal Brexit and the latest on immigration

Transport, food, healthcare, public order: the government has released an assessment of the possible effects of a no-deal Brexit on the UK. From BBC.

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Plans for new immigration route revealed to enable international students to work in the UK for two-years post-graduation, aimed at attracting and retaining the brightest and best talent. From Gov.UK.

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France will demand that any extension to the Brexit deadline should be at least two years to allow the UK to “re-evaluate” its departure from the European Union, a senior En Marche MP has said. From iNews.

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There were extraordinary scenes of chaos and anger in the House of Commons overnight as opposition MPs staged a protest against the suspension of parliament for five weeks – a prorogation that the Speaker of the House said represented “an act of executive fiat”. From The Guardian.

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MPs have once again rejected Boris Johnson’s demand for a snap general election next month. From Sky News.

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The victim of a college degree scam who helped the Home Office convict the perpetrators has been ordered to leave the UK in what has been described as an “appalling story of misery”. From Independent.