Category Archives: 2nd People’s Challenge

The People’s Challenge – Thank you and a brief moment to draw breath.

We have achieved very nearly all we aimed for during The Second People’s Challenge. This has only been possible because of your support. Thank you for the time, effort and money you have given us. We collectively must not forget … Continue reading

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Brexit Bill – the Decisive Moment.

On Monday afternoon MPs will debate the European Union (Notification of Withdrawal) Bill again. The Government’s aim is to strip away the EU residents’ and parliamentary approval amendments, then return the Bill to the Lords and press there for it … Continue reading

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Rock on the Lords, can the Commons Jive – a resounding cheer for the Lords and now, thanks to your support, on to the fight in the Commons .

On Tuesday evening, a record number of peers passed, by a majority of 98, an amendment to the European Union (Withdrawal Notification) Bill, giving Parliament a meaningful vote on what happens at the conclusion of the Brexit negotiations. The Bill … Continue reading

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Red Queen once again asserts that she is the law and will not allow Parliament a meaningful vote

The Red Queen strikes again! In a shockingly dismissive statement yesterday Theresa May said that she would not allow Parliament to amend “her” Brexit bill. The Prime Minister once again flexes her muscles and announces her willingness to overrule Parliament … Continue reading

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We must not lose our faculty to dare

By the end of today we will know exactly how high the House of Lords has set the bar for the House of Commons in terms of sensible amendments to the Brexit Bill and explicitly embedding Parliamentary Sovereignty in the … Continue reading

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The difference you and the People’s Challenge are making to the debate in Parliament.

This week the House of Lords acted decisively and courageously to amend the European Union (Notification of Withdrawal) Bill  to require proposals to protect the future of EU nationals resident in the UK when notification is given. On Tuesday, 7th … Continue reading

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There are White Papers and White Papers, but now at least we have a White Paper…

The Prime Minister, by announcing that there will be a White Paper on the article 50, seems to have vindicated the decision to set up the Second People’s Challenge. Whether that White Paper turns out to be sufficient for the … Continue reading

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