Sionaidh Douglass-Scott Warns Parliament Against Giving Away Power in Brexit

Tower Center Fellow Sionaidh Douglass-Scott wrote an article for the UK’s Prospect magazine criticizing the House of Commons for spending too little time reviewing amendments to the European Union Withdrawal Bill. The bill, which dictates that the European Union would no longer be able to pass laws directly affecting the UK after Brexit, was passed through the Commons in only two days, and without much debate.

Douglass-Scott warns that “…time is of the essence, and yet there is also a democratic imperative in adequate parliamentary scrutiny of all of this paradigm changing legislation.”

Read the article.