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

I am sure that the hon. Gentleman will read the judgment carefully: it says that whereas the Sewel convention might be important politically, it is not a matter for the courts to enforce. That was perfectly properly for the Supreme Court to say. What respect the Sewel convention is given in political terms is of course not a matter for the court. The judgment made that clear.