Tag: Article 50

“Won’t you stay another day?” : Supreme Court hands MPs vote to start Brexit process  

R (MILLER) V SECRETARY OF STATE FOR EXITING THE EUROPEAN UNION Gordon Nardell QC andTom Leary examine the Supreme Court’s judgment in Miller [2017] UKSC 5 and ask where it leaves the Crown’s prerogative power to conduct foreign affairs Forget the experts.With William Hill offering odds of 5/2 (a 28% chance) on the Government winning …

“I think I’d better leave right now”: Brexit and the prerogative power 

R (MILLER) V SECRETARY OF STATE FOR EXITING THE EUROPEAN UNION In this briefing, Tom Leary considers the Divisional Court’s recent Brexit judgment on the government’s power to give notice under Article 50 of the TEU for the United Kingdom to cease membership of the EU The prerogative powers The prerogative powers are the residual …