Britain’s supreme court ruled that the parliament must vote on the activation of Article 50, that entails the small possibility of overruling the decision of the referendum. Vasilis Chronopoulos
Parliament must vote on whether the government can start the Brexit process, the Supreme Court has ruled.
The judgement means Theresa May cannot begin talks with the EU until MPs and peers give their backing – although this is expected to happen in time for the government’s 31 March deadline.
But the court ruled the Scottish Parliament and Welsh and Northern Ireland assemblies did not need a say.