Remoaners Trying to “Invalidate” Referendum Result

eu-court

Remoaner lawyers seeking to force a parliamentary vote on triggering Article 50 are trying to “invalidate” the referendum result, the high court has heard. Attorney General Jeremy Wright told the court that giving MPs another vote on Brexit is “not required”, explaining that using the royal prerogative is part of a “proper and well established” principle:

“The other parties in this case have sought to say they are defending the sovereignty of parliament. We say that parliament can retain its sovereignty as much by choosing not to do something as by doing something. It chose not to restrict the way royal prerogative powers work on multiple opportunities. The prerogative powers are available to use, we say, to give clear effect to the wishes of the people of the UK that we should begin the process of leaving the EU.”

Decision tomorrow. It shouldn’t be a difficult one.




Tip offs: 0709 284 0531
team@Order-order.com

Quote of the Day

David David responds when asked if he’s confident he can make a success of Brexit:

“Why on earth could it go wrong?”

Guidogram: Sign up

Subscribe to the most succinct 7 days a week daily email read by thousands of Westminster insiders.

Facebook

New European: Leave Voters “Lager Louts” New European: Leave Voters “Lager Louts”
Sion Simon Deletes Pro Remain Statement Sion Simon Deletes Pro Remain Statement
John Woodcock’s Fake News John Woodcock’s Fake News
May’s Brexit Plan – Full Text of Speech May’s Brexit Plan – Full Text of Speech
Benn’s Brexit Committee Bunfight Benn’s Brexit Committee Bunfight
Real Brexit: Gove Sets The Standard Real Brexit: Gove Sets The Standard
Guido is Secure Guido is Secure
Al-Jazeera Defends Jackie Walker Al-Jazeera Defends Jackie Walker
EU Faces Funding Cliff Edge EU Faces Funding Cliff Edge
Carney: Brexit Risks “Down” Carney: Brexit Risks “Down”
PMQs Sketch PMQs Sketch
Egalitarian Tories Egalitarian Tories
Friends of Earth Fracking Wrong Friends of Earth Fracking Wrong
Stop the Gagging Order / Save the Free Press Stop the Gagging Order / Save the Free Press
NEW BREXIT COIN NEW BREXIT COIN
Red Len Plans to Shaft Corbyn Red Len Plans to Shaft Corbyn
Whitehall Union Boss’s Brexit Whinge Whitehall Union Boss’s Brexit Whinge
Happy Christmas from Guido Happy Christmas from Guido
Oops Minister Oops Minister