Legal Costs: Article 50

Part of Attorney General – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 2nd February 2017.

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Photo of Jeremy Wright Jeremy Wright The Attorney-General 12:00 am, 2nd February 2017

The reason that the other three issues were not determined is because they did not need to be because other aspects of the case were decided as they were. But I am afraid the position is very clear: in relation to the arguments being made, particularly by the devolved Administrations, that there should be the capacity for those Administrations to veto the process of leaving the European Union, the court simply did not agree and rejected those arguments unanimously.