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The High Court’s Ruling on Article 50 Has the Makings of a Constitutional Crisis

The Independent
November 3, 2016

"This has the makings of a constitutional crisis – a potential stand-off between the Government and the courts. It is not about whether the UK can or should leave the EU. Unless Parliament takes a different view, that issue has been settled by the recent referendum. The question is: does the Government have the power to start the withdrawal process, or does it need the express permission of Parliament first? The High Court says it does – so far, the Government has disagreed."

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