Brexit: Court battle looms over rights of Parliament

Brexit: Court battle looms over rights of Parliament

Arguments over Brexit having been raging in Parliament and the country since June's Leave vote and this week they move to the High Court.
On Thursday, an investment manager and hairdresser will challenge the right of the government to start the process of withdrawing the UK from the EU without a vote in Parliament.
Lawyers will question whether Prime Minister Theresa May is entitled to act unilaterally, using powers left over from the days of medieval monarchs.
It could end up - in theory - with Parliament being given a means to stop Brexit.
So as constitutional rows go, it is box office... read more

11 October 2016 in Politics, Views: 46
Source: BBC

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