Article 50

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 12:39 pm on 24th January 2017.

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Photo of Peter Grant Peter Grant Scottish National Party, Glenrothes 12:39 pm, 24th January 2017

The Secretary of State for Scotland, who is no longer in the Chamber, told the House on at least five occasions that the Sewel convention had been placed on a statutory footing by the Scotland Act. Today the Supreme Court said that that was not the case. Which of those contradictory judgments currently holds the confidence of Her Majesty’s Government?