UK: Supreme Court told Scotland should get say on Brexit

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December 8, 2016
BBC News [UK state media]    
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"Scotland's top legal officer has said the Scottish Parliament's consent is needed before the UK triggers Brexit. Lord Advocate James Wolffe said he was not arguing Holyrood had a veto, but said its consent was required because of the 'significant changes' Brexit would make to its powers. He was speaking on day three of the Supreme Court battle over who can invoke Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty. Ministers say they can do so with without consulting Parliament." (12/07/16)  

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