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

We say -- I will come back to it, but the same answer applies because it is dependent on the fundamental continuance of the relationship between the United Kingdom and the other members of the EU and our membership of that organisation. The same essential answer applies in relation to those rights that are conferred, as it were, separately under domestic law. The right to vote in European parliamentary elections is the paradigm example, which would lapse for the same reason. The legislation would technically remain upon the books, but we would no longer be members of the club, as it were, and therefore not in a position to elect the members of the committee.

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