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This blog tracked legal issues arising from Brexit. It ran from the referendum in 2016 to last post in May of 2021.

Government says No Parliamentary Vote Before Triggering Article 50

Posted on 27 Aug 2016 by Brick Court

Martin Chamberlain QC

The Government yesterday indicated for the first time that there will be no Parliamentary vote before triggering Article 50. 

This means that the result of the various judicial review claims due to be heard by a Divisional Court in London in October (reported on this blog here), and by the High Court in Northern Ireland (here), will be crucial. These claims are likely to end up in the Supreme Court before Christmas.