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High Court Rules That UK Government Does Not Have Power to Trigger Process of Withdrawal from EU Without Parliamentary Approval; Case Likely to Go to Supreme Court in December

November 3, 2016, Covington Alert

Today, the High Court of England and Wales held that the UK Government does not have the power to trigger the process of withdrawal from the EU without first obtaining Parliamentary approval. The High Court’s decision will likely be the subject of an appeal heard by the UK Supreme Court in December this year.

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