Law and religion round-up – 24th July

A week in which the Prime Minister put the finishing touches to her ministerial team, Brexit continued to dominate the headlines – and Parliament disappeared for the summer adjournment… 


On Wednesday, David Allen Green (aka Jack of Kent) tweeted the following spoof exchange, the irony of which was lost on some readers:

  • Merkel: What does the UK actually want?
  • May: Brexit means Brexit.
  • [Pause.]
  • Merkel: You don’t know, do you?
  • [Pause.]
  • May: No.

Nevertheless, it does expose the confusion created by this meaningless phrase, on which we attempted to provide some enlightenment in our Monday post “Brexit means Brexit”, doesn’t it?  Continue reading