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

Yes, all of them -- Lisbon, Maastricht. All of them have been approved by Act of Parliament. The caveat to that is the power under Article 48.6 under the 2008 Act where there is the simplified amendment procedure, but that of course existed from 2008 until it was repealed in 2011.

So there is that distinction but, in any event, what this shows is parliamentary control. However one puts the point, whatever the overlap or the distinction between 1(2) and 1(3), the point I make is that Parliament in 1972, and ever since, has required parliamentary control if there is to be any variation in treaties. Of course --

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