Reality Check: Has the UK's devolution settlement been ripped up?

Reality Check: Has the UK's devolution settlement been ripped up?
 

The claim: The UK's 20-year devolution convention has been "ripped up".
Reality Check verdict: Nicola Sturgeon is right to say the convention has, in effect, been "ripped up", but it is only a convention and there is no legal reason why the UK government cannot ignore the Scottish Parliament over Brexit.
Scotland's first minister says the passage of the UK's key Brexit legislation without the consent of the Scottish Parliament has "ripped up the 20-year-old devolution convention" in the UK. Is she right?
Ms Sturgeon's tweet came after the House of Commons spent... read more

 
13 June 2018 in Regional, Views: 54
Source: BBC
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