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

Can I ask you one point on that, it may not matter, but before the Human Rights Act, there was a right of petition, individual petition to the Court of Human Rights, which was granted by executive power without any statutory underpinning, I think -- (Inaudible). I take it that before the Human Rights Act, it would have been possible for the Government, by executive prerogative action, to withdraw from the -- and effectively take away your individual right of petition, but the difference is that now it is guaranteed by statute.

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