Sovereignty In The UK
However, for this paper, the main focus will be on the sovereignty of Parliament and the effects of the UK leaving the European Union.
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Commercial and industrial revolution – pioneers. Unregulated Britain dominated the world economy.
The EU imposes law on 28 countries is made up of appointed officials in (7) main institutions: European Council, the Council of the European Union, the Court of Justice of the European Union, the European Commission, and the European Parliament – this is extremely bureaucratic.
The Court of Justice of the European Union asserts the right of judicial review over UK law. The European Parliament is the only Parliament where a member state cannot initiate, propose or repeal legislation – this is the power left up to unelected Europen Commission. Once a law has become law in the EU, there is nothing in the democratic process that anyone can do to change it. Commissioners debate legislation in secret, and no one can hear about any deliberations that are going on.
Pooled sovereignty –
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Additionally, Parliament cannot pass legislation to bind its successors nor can the courts override any Acts it passes.
Since the start of Brexit, this Parliamentary power has become a hot topic, as the question is asked: How much of this power have we lost as a result of being a member of the European Union (EU). More importantly, to what extent will power will be gained as a result of Brexit?
Since the UK joined the EU in 1973, there has been a massive transfer of power from Parliament to the European Commission in Brussels, Belgium.
To what extent will Parliamentary Sovereignty be regained?
By the very fact that Parliament 's power will come back to Westminister, this will enable them to pass laws on issues that may not have passed as a member of the EU.
Immigration – Britain does not have enough control over its borders. Under current EU law, a citizen of any member state in the EU is allowed to freely move and work in Britain without going through the harsher vetting procedures as seen in more sovereign nations, such as Canada and the US. This leads to poor screening processes, or lack thereof, a more competitive market for jobs for Britons, thus driving down average