Brexit just got a whole lot more interesting

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British MPs will have their say on whether the UK can trigger Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty, which will start the process of leaving the European Union, a High Court has ruled.

In one of the most important constitutional cases in the country’s history, three judges ruled that Prime Minister Theresa May cannot use her royal prerogative to begin formal discussions with the EU on her own. 

The lord chief justice, Lord Thomas of Cwmgiedd, said that “the most fundamental rule of the UK constitution is that parliament is sovereign.” Read more…

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