UK in Strasbourg
In the case of SSM v UK (App No 77450/12) the UK has been ordered to pay damages for the unlawful detention of the applicant who was a Zimbabwean national due to a violation of ECHR, art 5(1).
The ECtHR has ruled against the parents of baby Charlie Gard in their bid to take him to the US for experimental treatment aimed as prolonging his life, despite his doctors at Great Ormond Street Hospital stating that Charlie has no change of survival.
UK’s post-Brexit relationship with the EU
David Davis has opened the Queen’s Speech Debate on Brexit and foreign affairs.
For the LSE Brexit blog Janice Morphet has considered whether the OECD could become the main source of policy and initiatives after the UK leaves the EU.
Brexit Secretary, David Davis, has stated that the UK is willing to do a deal on the influence of the ECJ post-Brexit.