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

I do, my Lord, yes, and it was made perfectly clear during the passage of the Scotland Act 2016 that the intention was simply to incorporate in statutory form the existing convention and no more than that, and indeed there were attempts both by the -- in the House of Commons and in the House of Lords to amend the proposed clause 2 in order to extend it to incorporate aspects of the practical operation of the convention, and those amendments did not proceed.

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