Tuesday, January 24, 2017

Brexit: Supreme Court says Parliament must give Article 50 go-ahead - BBC News

Brexit: Supreme Court says Parliament must give Article 50 go-ahead - BBC News: Parliament must vote on whether the government can start the Brexit process, the Supreme Court has ruled.

The judgement means Theresa May cannot begin talks with the EU until MPs and peers give their backing - although this is expected to happen in time for the government's 31 March deadline.

But the court ruled the Scottish Parliament and Welsh and Northern Ireland assemblies did not need a say.

Brexit Secretary David Davis promised a parliamentary bill "within days".

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