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

I entirely accept that, and that is why I put the point, I hope very modestly, it is not my submission, if the court is being told by the appellant: look at what the Government's intention was; it is a bit more blurred than that. But my submission is what the court should focus on, is what the Act actually said, which is not ambiguous in any way; it is a limited act for a very specific, very important purpose. I don't in any way seek to denigrate the purpose; to hold a referendum is a very important matter. My submission is, however, it has nothing whatsoever to do with the issue before the court, which is who enjoys the power to notify; is there a prerogative power once the referendum has taken place; and that is what I invite the court --

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