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European expatriates who are challenging the validity of the 2016 EU referendum have lodged an appeal against the high court’s dismissal of their case.
Mr Justice Ouseley refused permission for a full hearing of the application last week but Croft Solicitors, representing the UK in EU Challenge campaign group, have submitted a fresh claim to the court of appeal.
I have complete confidence in our legal team and in the strength of our legal arguments. We will continue to fight our corner until we have exhausted every legal avenue open to us. Vote Leave broke the law – that is beyond dispute.
Whether or not we succeed in our appeal, we will continue to raise the issues of the leave campaign’s illegal actions and the resulting effect on the referendum result. The tainted referendum result has caused untold damage – we must not allow a repeat performance. The next referendum must be free from illegal activity.
The Scottish Conservative Colin Clark said contingency planning for a no-deal Brexit should have started straight after the referendum in 2016. Speaking on Good Morning Scotland, he said:
No deal is far from satisfactory but ministers are making preparations and we are getting reassurance.
I’ve been a businessman my entire life, contingency planning is never a waste of time or a waste of money.Continue reading...
18/12/2018 - www.theguardian.com