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May has finally managed to unite Parliament
With the latest instalments in the Brexit cliff-hanger being watched avidly worldwide, Sue Wilson, chair of Bremain in Spain, comments on Theresa May's tough week and the state of play so far.

UK in EU Challenge asks Theresa May to reconsider her position on the referendum result
Solicitors acting for the claimants in Wilson & Others vs. The Prime Minister, known as the UK in EU Challenge, led by Sue Wilson of Bremain in Spain, are urging Theresa May to reconsider her position in light of the Electoral Commission's decision to refer Arron Banks to the National Crime Agency.

Bremain in Spain celebrates the huge turnout at People's Vote march
Members of the 5,000-strong Bremain in Spain are celebrating a triumphant turnout of over 700,000 people at the People's Vote march that occurred in London on Saturday, October 20, 2018.

Metropolitan Police placed under pressure to act re Vote Leave breaching election law
Sue Wilson, chair of Bremain in Spain and lead claimant in the UK in EU Legal Challenge against Theresa May, comments on the Metropolitan Police being under pressure to act re Vote Leave breaching election law ahead of the 2016 referendum.

Theresa May's 'Dirty Dancing' with Citizens' Rights
Theresa May's Conservative Party conference speech is causing confusion and consternation amongst members of campaign group Bremain in Spain.

UK in EU Challenge Claimants Request Oral Hearing Following High Court Decision
The High Court has refused permission for the UK in EU Challenge case to proceed on first review of the legal papers, primarily on the basis that the claim is out of time. This current decision has been advised to lead claimant, Sue Wilson, chair of Bremain in Spain, and to the other claimants.

UK in EU Legal Challenge Awaits Court Decision
Bremain in Spain - whose chair, Sue Wilson, is the lead claimant in the UK in EU Legal Challenge against the Prime Minister - reports on the progress of the case.

Important New Brexit Legal Challenge Launches
Prime Minister Theresa May is facing a major new legal challenge over Brexit. Sue Wilson, Chair of Bremain in Spain, a group campaigning tirelessly for the rights of British citizens in Spain and the EU, is lead claimant of a group of British citizens living in EU27 countries which has issued a court challenge against Brexit.

Bremain in Spain Comments on Theresa's Current Cabinet Chaos
When May announced on Friday that the Cabinet had reached agreement on her Brexit plan proposal, the most common response was that the truce couldn't last.

Bremain in Spain Comments on the People's Vote March
Bremain in Spain, a group campaigning for the rights of British citizens in Spain and the EU, comments on the success of Saturday's People's Vote March in London.

Bremain in Spain comments on May's Sleight of Hand
Bremain in Spain, a group campaigning for the UK to remain in the European Union and to protect the rights of British migrants living in Spain, comments on today's Brexit developments in the House of Commons.

Bremain in Spain Comments on Lord Lawson Seeking French Citizenship
Bremain in Spain, a group campaigning for the rights of British citizens in Spain and the EU, reacts to Lord Nigel Lawson seeking French citizenship.

Bremain in Spain Comments on Scottish Parliament Vote
Bremain in Spain, a group campaigning for the rights of British citizens in Spain and the EU, reacts to the Scottish Parliament's rejection of the EU (Withdrawal) Bill.

Bremain in Spain Comments on Brexit "Progress"
Bremain in Spain, a group campaigning for the rights of British citizens in Spain and the EU, reacts to the latest Brexit developments in the House of Lords.

Bremain in Spain supports 'March for a #PeoplesVote' on 23 June in London
Bremain in Spain, a group campaigning for the rights of British citizens in Spain and the EU, supports the March for a #PeoplesVote scheduled for 23 June, 2018, in London.

Bremain in Spain Comments on Devolved Parliaments and Brexit
Bremain in Spain, an organisation campaigning for the rights of British citizens in Spain and the EU, comments on the burning issue of the devolved parliaments in the Brexit negotiations and why it is increasingly necessary to have a People's Vote.

Bremain in Spain comments on Windrush
The recent Windrush scandal has brought condemnation of the government's supposed "hostile environment" policy from politicians and the media alike.

Bremain in Spain on the Brexit transition period, agreed thanks to another May U-turn
When Michel Barnier and David Davis appeared at a press conference in Brussels on Monday, to announce that a Brexit transition deal had been agreed, there was a general acceptance that significant progress had been made. To many, it seemed like a major step forward. The money markets reacted immediately, with Sterling increasing in value to its highest level in three weeks. Bremain in Spain, a group campaigning for the rights of British citizens in Spain and the EU, comments on the latest developments.

Bremain in Spain comments on May's Road to Brexit: a Road to Nowhere
Bremain in Spain, a group campaigning for the rights of British citizens in Spain and the EU, points out that public reactions to Theresa May's speech on Friday have been as mixed as the PM's own messages.

Bremain in Spain Welcomes Progress in Restoring 'Votes for Life' to British Citizens Overseas
Bremain in Spain, a group campaigning for the UK to remain in the European Union and to protect the rights of British migrants living in Spain, welcomes the progress made with the second reading of the 'Overseas Electors Bill 2017-19', which aims to restore 'Votes for Life' to Brits who have lived overseas for more than 15 years.

British Citizens in Spain Praise Amsterdam Court Ruling
Bremain in Spain, a group campaigning for the UK to remain in the European Union and to protect the rights of British migrants living in Spain, comments on yesterday's Amsterdam court decision to refer questions to the European Court of Justice in Luxembourg.

Bremain in Spain comments as part of British in Europe on the Brexit Negotiations
Bremain in Spain, a group campaigning for the UK to remain in the European Union and to protect the rights of British migrants living in Spain, comments as part of the British in Europe coalition of citizens' groups re the latest EU negotiations.

Bremain in Spain's Sue Wilson says she Agrees with Nigel Farage
Sue Wilson, Chair of Bremain in Spain, a group campaigning for the UK to remain in the European Union and to protect the rights of British migrants living in Spain, comments on Nigel Farage's suggestion re holding a second referendum on the UK's membership of the EU.

Bremain in Spain Comments on the European Council Confirming that Phase Two of Brexit Talks Can Start
Bremain in Spain, a group campaigning for the UK to remain in the European Union and to protect the rights of British migrants living in Spain, comments on the confirmation by the European Council, on Friday, that Phase Two of the Brexit talks can start.

Bremain in Spain Reacts to the Prospect of Brexit Negotiations Moving to Phase Two
Bremain in Spain, a group campaigning for the UK to remain in the European Union and to protect the rights of British migrants living in Spain and the EU, comments on the news that Theresa May had made a "great breakthrough" in the Brexit negotiations.

EU Alerts

EUbusiness Week no. 835
Liberal democracy under attack
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The Week Ahead no. 412
Brexit progress - CO2 emissions and fuel consumption - biocides - occupational safety - cheaper phone calls - renewables - and rail passengers' rights

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