Law and religion round-up – 20th October

“Ceci, n’est pas une frontière douanière dans la mer d’Irlande?”

– as Dominic Raab appeared to say on R4 on Friday.

Brexit: the latest

Exceptionally, Parliament sat on Saturday 19 0ctober and the House of Commons passed the following Resolution, after an amendment to the Government’s motion proposed by Sir Oliver Letwin, by 322 votes to 306. The text is as follows:

“That, in light of the new deal agreed with the European Union, which enables the United Kingdom to respect the result of the referendum on its membership of the European Union and to leave the European Union on 31 October with a deal, this House has considered the matter but withholds approval unless and until implementing legislation is passed.” Continue reading