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Conservative MPs are looking forward to the vote. And even diehard Remainers acknowledge it is a Pyrrhic victory.
Whether by accident or design, the Government’s appeal has led the Supreme Court to kill off two potential threats to Brexit.
Christopher Howarth’s Guide to Brexit: Don’t panic, Leavers. Britain’s going Out – however the Supreme Court rules today
The claimants deserve their day in court. Ministers were right to appeal. And we will still leave the EU.
Otherwise he risks leaving future governments even more at the mercy of the courts than they are at present.
Rebecca Coulson: E is for executive, establishment, elite, experts – and, I suspect as we peer at the months ahead, election
As any crossword fan knows, that letter (or, ok, more usually her full monogram) represents the Queen. Here’s why it seems a topical signifier.
Also: Scottish Labour reject calls for SNP pact; Welsh Tories attack Labour NHS overspend; SNP tuition fee policy backfires on Scottish applicants; and more.
During the next few weeks, the Prime Minister will try to present her Government as being about more than just Brexit – if she can.
Lady Hale’s description of the Supreme Court as guardian of the constitution usurps Parliament’s primacy in that role.
Peter Wilding: We at British Influence are not wreckers. Rather, we seek a Brexit middle way between two extremes.
EEA membership would give us the best of both worlds – remaining in the Single Market while also being free to control migration.
My guess is that he would have argued that this is a matter for Parliament, with no need to resort to the judiciary.
If you’re pro-Leave, don’t be lulled into a false sense of security by yesterday’s emphatic vote for Article 50.
Not to mention a constitutional crisis.
John Longworth: Don’t let the Remain wreckers and anti-democrats defy the will of the British people
The Supreme Court hears the Government’s appeal this week. Ministers must get on with moving Article 50 as quickly as possible.
The result changes nothing on Heathrow – or Brexit.