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Article 50

Part of Attorney General – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 16th March 2017.

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Photo of Jeremy Wright Jeremy Wright The Attorney-General 12:00 am, 16th March 2017

The article 50 litigation concerned an important constitutional issue that it was right for the Supreme Court to consider. The Court considered both the Government’s appeal in England and Wales proceedings and five devolution questions referred by the courts in Northern Ireland after a judgment favourable to the Government. The Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union has committed to publishing the total cost figures in due course.