Repeal bill: The government should prepare for legislative war

If May isn’t careful, this bill will sink under the weight of all its amendments

The new parliamentary session is getting underway, and tomorrow the government will introduce its “Repeal Bill”—the most significant step yet in the Brexit process. This will repeal the 1972 European Communities Act, which gives primacy to EU law. All existing EU legislation will then be transposed into British law. At least, that’s the government’s plan.

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Tom Brake MP: It’s time for David Davis to walk his talk


The Westminster attack was an assault on democracy – let it not be an assault on freedom too


Point of Order on Brexit - "How will we hold those responsible for Brexit failures to account?"


Tom Brake MP: The Lib Dems will stand up to arrogant Tories and spineless Labour

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Liberal Democrat MP Tom Brake says that although the battle over Article 50 has been lost, the Brexit tussle has only just begun.

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Farron's Leader's Speech to Liberal Democrat Conference

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Today, at Liberal Democrat party conference in York, leader Tim Farron will say the party is Britain's best vehicle for political change.  He will boldly say that the party want to replace Labour and be the progressive opposition to the Conservatives.  He will attack Labour for their failure to provide an effective opposition and slam the Conservatives. He will call on business to 'dump' the Tories and for moderate Conservatives to defect. 

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Protecting our fellow Europeans is paramount during Brexit


November 9th: A dark day for liberal democracy

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Waking up on the 9th November was a dark day for liberal democracy. The candidate who had on countless times made racist, xenophobic and anti-semitic comments on the campaign trail, mocked disabled reporters, divided communities and preached a misogyny on an unprecedented level had won the election.

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Watch: Tom Brake's remarks on Holocaust Memorial Day

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On 19th January 2017, Tom Brake, Liberal Democrat Foreign Affairs Spokesperson, took part in a general debate on Holocaust Memorial Day. Tom took the opportunity to bring attention to the deteriorating situation in South Sudan, where a steady process of ethnic cleansing is underway, saying:

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Watch: Tom Brake’s intervention in Kashmir Debate


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