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Holyrood could be left powerless as Supreme Court rules Scotland gets no say in Brexit - Scottish Daily Record

Nicola Sturgeon is threatening Indyref2 after the decision was made by the 11 judges who declared that no devolved administrations will be given any rights. Share. By. David Clegg. 06:00, 25 JAN 2017; Updated 22:17, 25 JAN 2017. News. Play Video. Play ...and more »

Britain's Supreme Court tosses spanner in Brexit plans - Christian Science Monitor

January 24, 2017 —Britain's Supreme Court ruled Tuesday that the nation cannot exit the European Union without parliamentary approval. The ruling, which upholds a previous decision by the London High Court, presents a further political hurdle for ...and more »

Government loses Brexit court case – so what happens now? - The Conversation UK

Fiona de Londras does not work for, consult, own shares in or receive funding from any company or organization that would benefit from this article, and has disclosed no relevant affiliations beyond their academic appointment. Partners. University of ...and more »

Nicola Sturgeon steps up indyref2 calls after Supreme Court ruling - Scotsman

Nicola Sturgeon claimed Scotland's voice is being ignored and stepped up her calls for indyref2 after the Supreme Court ruled Holyrood should not get a say on triggering EU withdrawal. The First Minister reacted angrily to the court's rejection of the ...and more »

A court ruling on Article 50 hints at Britain's coming constitutional storm - The Economist (blog)

ON THE morning of January 24th the Supreme Court ruled that Britain's government has to put Article 50 (the formal two-year process by which Britain will leave the European Union) to a vote in parliament. It should never have come to this. Last summer ...and more »

Brexit: Nicola Sturgeon assures MSPs they will be given chance to vote on triggering Article 50 - The Independent

Nicola Sturgeon has pledged that MSPs will be given the opportunity to vote on the triggering of Article 50, which will begin the formal Brexit process. Scotland's First Minister said she would ensure Holyrood had its say regardless of the outcome of ...and more »

Towards clarity on Brexit - The Hindu

The condition the U.K.'s highest court has stipulated for London to trigger Article 50 of the European Union treaty removes any shred of doubt about the legislature being bypassed in giving formal shape to the Brexit vote last June. The crux of the ...and more »

EU parliament will be 'very difficult' in Brexit talks, says leading MEP - The Guardian

MEPs take part in a voting session at the European parliament in Strasbourg. Photograph: Vincent Kessler/Reuters. The European parliament has overcome attempts to sideline it from the Brexit negotiations and will become a “very difficult partner ...and more »

In defence of representative democracy: How I will be voting on the Article 50 bill, by Graham Allen MP - EUROPP - European Politics and Policy (blog)

graham-allen1 Following the Supreme Court's ruling that an Act of Parliament will be required before the government can send its formal Article 50 notification to the Council of the European Union, Graham Allen MP explains why he will not vote for such ...and more »

The Article 50 Supreme Court judgment, explained - Full Fact

Today's Supreme Court judgment means that the government has to ask Parliament to pass a law in order to begin the process of leaving the EU. This process begins by triggering Article 50 of the Treaty on European Union. You can read the court's ...and more »