Transcripts (perhaps draft) of the Article 50 ‘Brexit’ Appeal hearings at the Supreme Court

An international fact because you have declared war. I accept that there are limitations on lots of these analogies, and we need perhaps to come directly to our legislation, but what they do illustrate is that you need care, care, care before jumping too readily on a big, broad (Inaudible) however superficially attractive it may seem, that says: you cannot alter the law, you cannot affect the law.

Those statements are all made in their own particular context, and if anything, what this particular debate illustrates is that the context needs to be taken into account in all of these arguments.

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