The Third Annual General Meeting

To be held by Zoom at 20:00 on Tuesday 15 December 2020

Notice of the meeting and the relevant documents have been sent to members but if you are a member and have not received an invitation – or even if you have received it – and you are able to join us for the AGM please email patrick.reynolds@sstie.uk and ask for the link to the meeting.

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Should the UK honour its commitments?

Northern Ireland Secretary Brandon Lewis has said a new bill to amend the UK’s Brexit deal with the EU will “break international law”. He conceded it would go against the treaty in a “specific and limited way”.

The legislation being brought forward would violate parts of the withdrawal agreement, negotiated last year with the EU and signed this year.

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URGENT – Please email your MP NOW

The Trade Bill setting out the UK’s future trade policy will have its second reading on Wednesday 20 May.
 
In its present form the Bill contains no protection from trade deals for the NHS or for drug prices. 
 
Both the Prime Minister and the Secretary of State for International Trade have publicly promised that the NHS is not “for sale” and that it will not be the subject of future negotiations.
 
It is important that these promises are written into law and the Bill needs to be amended to ensure this is the case.
 
Please email Laura Trott or Tom Tugendhat NOW urging them to try and make this happen. If neither of these is your MP or if you want to write something different you can change the template. 
Your email must include your name and address.
 

EU Citizenship is a Permanent Status

A group of lawyers and interested citizens have come together to bring a case to the Court of Justice of the European Union to confirm that EU Citizenship of all 66 million UK Citizens is a Permanent Status.

There will inevitably be costs as this case proceeds, and there is now a need to raise £15,000 (via Crowdfunder) to help file the case which must be filed before 24 April.

The lawyers who have come together to bring this case include SSTIE member, David Harrison from DAC Beachcroft.

Find out more – and if you can, contribute to the costs at EU Citizenship is a Permanent Status