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The UK Internal Market Bill—implications for devolution

Published on: 16 September 2020
Published by: LexisPSL
  • The UK Internal Market Bill—implications for devolution

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Public Law analysis: The UK Internal Market Bill (the Bill) sparked controversy when Northern Ireland Secretary, Brandon Lewis, conceded the government’s willingness to depart from international law in overriding aspects of the UK-EU Withdrawal Agreement. Its implications for devolution are no less controversial. Nicola McEwen, professor and co-director of the Centre on Constitutional Change at the University of Edinburgh, and senior fellow at The UK in a Changing Europe, analyses the Bill, exploring the suggested recentralisation of power and the implications for the Sewel Convention and intergovernmental relations. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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