UK in CJEU
The Advocate General has issued his Opinion in R (Gibraltar Betting and Gaming Association Ltd) v Commissioners for HMRC & HM Treasury (C-591/15), considering that the UK and Gibraltar are a single Member State for the purposes of the freedom to provide services.
UK & other courts
The Court of Appeal is to hear a challenge to the cutting of a sentence from the official ministerial code that required ministers to comply with international laws and treaties.
Evaluation of UK’s international obligations
Amnesty International has published an article expressing concern at the stripping away of human rights resulting from many measures advertised as anti-terrorism across Europe, including administrative orders controlling movement and the expansion of mass surveillance powers in the UK.
The European parliament is to investigate the British Government’s treatment of EU nationals living in the UK who have applied for citizenship or permanent residency since the Brexit vote.
UK’s post-Brexit relationship with the EU
In an analysis of Theresa May’s Brexit speech, The Economist considers how far her rhetoric hides the extent to which she is actually pursuing the vision she set out. Theresa May has stated that her plan for Brexit will be set out in a White Paper. The Article 50 bill contains a note stating that the UK wants to leave Euratom, the EU agency responsible for nuclear safety and security, upon Brexit.
The Lord Chancellor, Liz Truss has claimed that a bold and bright future awaits the UK’s world-leading legal services as we prepare to leave the EU.
The First Minister of Wales Carwyn Jones and leader of Plaid Cymru, Leanne Wood have published a Comprehensive plan for Wales as the UK moves towards negotiations on leaving the EU, calling for maintained access to the Single Market.
The Conversation has considered the implications of leaving CJEU jurisdiction following Brexit.
Spain’s foreign minister has backed early trade talks in Brexit negotiations, stating that there is no plan to impose a punitive agreement which would weaken the City.