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Can Parliament prevent a no-deal Brexit?

Can Parliament prevent a no-deal Brexit?
Published on: 25 July 2019
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Can Parliament prevent a no-deal Brexit?
  • What are the options for avoiding a no-deal Brexit?
  • Political mechanisms—the problem of force
  • Legal mechanisms—the problem of time
  • Proroguing Parliament
  • What happens next?

Article summary

Public Law analysis: Kieran Laird, partner and head of constitutional affairs in the Gowling WLG Brexit Unit, gives his analysis of the political and legal tools which may be used by Parliament to prevent a no-deal Brexit in the event that new PM Boris Johnson is unable to renegotiate a deal that would be acceptable to the House of Commons and decides to leave the EU without a deal on 31 October 2019. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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