- The UK Internal Market Bill—implications for devolution
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.
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