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5th November 2016: A High Court Judgement passed in the last week means that Parliament (MP’s) can now become involved in the Article 50 issue, since it is likely that the Government will need to pass a Law to enact Article 50.

The Government have appealed the judgement of the three High Court Judges, ie it will be heard again by all eleven High Court Judges in the Supreme Court.

This first ruling was given by three powerful Judges, the Lord Chief Justice, the Master of the Rolls, and a judge from the Court of Appeal. Opinions differ of course and although the marker set down by these three looks solid, anything can happen.

Members of Parliament and Lords can now give directions to the Government.

The debate needs to be widened and it now will be. Also remember that a law passed by parliament can be amended.

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