All hail the Brexit Omnibus Bill

The bill designed to curb the worst excesses of bureaucracy which will attend Britain’s withdrawal from the EU is both necessary and surprisingly streamlined

3rd March, 2019

One of the many unintended consequences of Brexit is its creation of a catechism of cliché. A government must be “strong and stable”. A backstop can only come in one flavour – Irish – even though the backstop is in fact British.

The Irish government’s Withdrawal of the United Kingdom from the European Union (Consequential Provisions) Bill 2019, designed to keep the administrative show on the road should Britain leave the EU...

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