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

It starts, Mr Geoffrey Rippon, who is the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster, who speaks for the Government, and then Mr Enoch Powell raises a point of order. The point of order goes on a bit on and then at column 269, your Lordships and your Ladyship will see, at the bottom of 268, Mr Rippon begs to move that the bill be now read a second time. At column 269, in the second, third and fourth paragraph, Mr Rippon sets out the history. The only reason we have put this before the court is it confirms what was mentioned by my Lord, Lord Mance.

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