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30 November 2016

November 2016 - Who has the power to decide the Brexit?

A claim has been raised before the London High Court of Justice by two individuals and a group of UK and EU citizens, against the UK Secretary of State for exiting the European Union. According to the claim, the UK government does not have the power to decide that the UK should withdraw from the EU without the Parliament’s statutory authority to do so.
On November 3rd, 2016, the London High Court followed the arguments of the claim and ruled that the Parliament must indeed give its consent to trigger Article 50. The UK (...)