The 12 point Brexit plan: what about the people?

The 12 point Brexit plan: what about the people?

Today, the Prime Minister presented a 12-point-plan and four guiding principles for Brexit with a view to creating a Britain that is "stronger, fairer, more united, and more outward-looking.” As powers are transferred away from Brussels and back to Britain, the government must also prioritise putting power back into the hands of the people.

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Success! The Lobbying Bill moves on to its final stage in the Lords

Success! The Lobbying Bill moves on to its final stage in the Lords

On the 18th November the Lobbying (Transparency) Bill had its Committee Stage hearing in the House of Lords, and despite expectations we won! We were faced with a bucket-load of amendments from Andrew Lansley; some were minor, others more substantial. But in the end, Lansley backed down on the most important issues and the bill continues to move forward.

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Take back control and hand it down

Take back control and hand it down

The latest contribution to our Brexit Debates series comes from Green party Peer, Baroness Jones. In her blog she talks about the need to counter political cynicism by giving local communities more control. She also considers how we could reform our political system to make it more transparent, democratic and representative of the people.

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