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

My Lord, yes.

My Lord, could I just finish up on this point and the court's point about the distinction between, if I may put it this way, political sovereignty and legal sovereignty, because obviously it is important that the people do not feel in our constitution that they have no power. Of course they have power; as Dicey said, their power is a political power to elect members of Parliament and it is members of Parliament who, under our constitution, make the law. So the people are not powerless, they always have the right to get rid of their members of Parliament if they want to.

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