Op-ed: Constitutional requirements for Scotland's independence referendum

By David Allen Green, 15 March 2017
When the Supreme Court judgment in the Miller case declared that there needed to be an act of parliament for the Article 50 notification to be made, there was relief — even delight — in parts of Whitehall and Westminster. Yes, the UK government had lost on the narrow point: it was not lawfully open for the prime minister to make the notification under the so-called royal prerogative. It had b[...] Read more here: Financial Times


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