UK in Strasbourg
In A v UK, the European Court of Human Rights has ruled that a new UK housing benefit regulation discriminated against a woman who had suffered domestic violence.
UK and the UN
In a statement on the discovery of 39 deaths in a lorry container, UK UNA stated that shocking incidents such as these highlight the critical importance of regular migration in ensuring that migration is kept safe.
‘Amid stormy global seas, UN Charter remains our moral anchor’, Guterres has said on United Nations Day, marking the anniversary of the entry into force of the UN Charter.
UK’s post-Brexit relationship with the EU
Earlier this week, MPs reacted angrily after being told they will have just three days to scrutinise the landmark legislation delivering Brexit. Boris Johnson’s Brexit deal cleared its first parliamentary hurdle this week after MPs backed its general principles but Boris Johnson has “paused” his Brexit bill after MPs blocked his attempts to rush it through the Commons in time for the UK to leave the EU on 31 October. Meanwhile, Emmanuel Macron has broken ranks with EU leaders to push for two-week Brexit extension.
Date: 26th November 2019
Time: 18:00 – 19:00
Venue: The Honourable Society of Lincoln’s Inn, Lincoln’s Inn, LONDON, WC2A 3TL