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Public Law weekly highlights—21 January 2021

Public Law weekly highlights—21 January 2021
Published on: 21 January 2021
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Public Law weekly highlights—21 January 2021
  • In this issue:
  • Brexit headlines
  • Brexit Bulletin—MEPs welcome TCA, but insist on proper parliamentary scrutiny ‘beyond mere ratification’
  • Brexit Bulletin—government refuses request to extend Future Relationship Committee’s term
  • Brexit Bulletin—government publishes policy paper for goods coming to GB from EU
  • Brexit Bulletin—Lord Kinnoull presses for clarity on operation of Northern Ireland Protocol
  • Brexit Bulletin—EUC reports on North Macedonia partnership agreement and Mexico mutual recognition agreement
  • Brexit Bulletin—EU Services Sub-Committee seeks evidence on the impact of TCA provisions on the UK service sector
  • EU Goods Sub-Committee calls for evidence on future of trade between UK and EU
  • More...

Article summary

This week's edition of Public Law weekly highlights includes selected Brexit headlines including updates and analysis on various aspects of the EU-UK Trade and Cooperation Agreement (TCA), a policy paper on the pre-lodgement model for goods coming from EU and the government's refusal to extend the Future Relationship Committee's term. This edition also includes analysis on retained EU law, further updates on the continuing Brexit implementation workstreams and priorities post-IP completion day, as well as the latest post-Brexit guidance, legislation updates and SIs. Coronavirus (COVID-19) updates include the government’s vaccine delivery plan, the latest travel restrictions, key legislation, and operational guidance from Parliament and the courts. Also in this edition, new rules adopted by MEPs to strengthen EU powers in trade disputes, a call for evidence on UK-EU trade in goods and services, new inquiries into the UK-EU border control and coronavirus preparedness, progress on the Grenfell Tower inquiry, updates from the ECHR and a number of updates on infrastructure and State aid. Case analysis this week includes the Supreme Court’s landmark ruling in the coronavirus business interruption test case and a grant of permission in a procurement challenge concerning direct awards of PPE contracts. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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