Brexit: High Court says Government cannot trigger Art 50 without Parliament’s approval

In R (Miller & Anor) v The Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union [2016] EWHC 2768 (Admin), a Divisional Court of Queen’s Bench [Thomas LCJ, Etherton MR and Sales LJ] has rejected the Government’s contention that it has the power under Crown Prerogative to trigger the process under Article 50 TEU for the UK to withdraw from the European Union without the prior approval of Parliament. Continue reading