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

Well, I say that it is germane to the -- it is germane in two ways here. First of all, the Attorney General has invited this court to answer a question, the Attorney General for Northern Ireland has invited the court to answer a question about legislative consent, albeit directed to Northern Ireland; and I also made the submission a few moments ago that the approach that the UK Government is taking here elides not only the proper role of the United Kingdom Parliament, but, I say, of all the representative legislatives of the United Kingdom whose interests are in our constitution protected through the legislative consent.

Keyboard shortcuts

j previous speech k next speech