Her Majesty & Brexit

BY JAMIE FOSTER The Brexit row involving Dominic Grieve and others may risk dragging the Queen in to politics. Parliamentarians have a sacred duty not to involve the monarch in politics but Brexit is risking breaching that duty. This is due to the fact that the government and the Commons are being brought into conflict about how the legislation is to be considered. In this … Continue reading Her Majesty & Brexit

Queen Gives Royal Assent to Brexit Bill

CSM EDITORIAL History was made yesterday after the Queen gave Royal Assent to the Brexit Bill – clearing the way for Theresa May to trigger Britain’s divorce from the EU. Speaker John Bercow told the Commons that the monarch has formally signed off the European Union (Notification of Withdrawal) Bill. But although the PM now has the powers to invoke the two-year Article 50 process … Continue reading Queen Gives Royal Assent to Brexit Bill