Changing EU 'exit day' in UK law (video)

25 Mar 2019

How will the government change 'exit day' in UK law to match the new Brexit date? What is the EU 'exit day' Statutory Instrument and what are SIs more broadly? How do both Houses of Parliament scrutinise SIs? And what is the 'affirmative' procedure?

Joel Blackwell, Senior Researcher, Hansard Society
Senior Researcher, Hansard Society

Joel Blackwell

Joel Blackwell
Senior Researcher, Hansard Society

Joel conducts the Society’s continued research into the legislative process, the effectiveness of Parliament in scrutinising and holding the executive to account and the public’s engagement with politics.

He is co-author of 'The Devil is in the Detail: Parliament and Delegated Legislation'. Prior to joining the Hansard Society in 2014, Joel was a Political Consultant for Dods Parliamentary Communications and has also worked at the Electoral Commission. He graduated from Bristol University in 2005 with a degree in Politics and Social Policy.

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