UN & the UK
Evaluation of UK’s international obligations
In the run-up to the general election, the Law Society has published a paper on the vision for law and justice, setting out that the UK should remain and excel in its status as a world leader when it comes to fundamental rights.
UK’s post-Brexit relationship with the EU
Guy Verhofstadt has written in the Financial Times that a Brexit deal is still more likely than not, as there is more uniting the two sides than separating them.
The pressure group Leave.EU has have insulted Macron following his presidential win in France, whilst, following a warning by the French president-elect’s chief economic advisor, the UK reportedly views Macron as a tough Brexit negotiating partner, leading Theresa May to urge voters for an equally strong mandate.
EU lawyers have admitted that the €100bn Brexit bill is ‘legally impossible’ to enforce.
The Chancellor of the University of Oxford, Chris Patten, has considered what Brexit means for Britain’s future.
Michel Barnier has spoken to the two houses of the Irish Parliament, reassuring them that their interest will be the EU’s interest throughout Brexit negotiations.