‘Brexit’ Will Require a Vote in Parliament, U.K. Court Rules

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    ‘Brexit’ Will Require a Vote in Parliament, U.K. Court Rules

    LONDON — The British government’s plan for exiting the European Union was thrown into uncertainty on Thursday after the High Court delivered a defeat to Prime Minister Theresa May by ruling that she must seek parliamentary approval before starting the process to leave the bloc.

    The court’s decision seemed likely to slow — but not halt — the process for a British withdrawal from the 28-nation union, a decision approved by nearly 52 percent of voters in a June 23 referendum.

    Mrs. May had insisted that the government could invoke Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty, the mechanism for leaving the European Union, without a vote by Parliament. She immediately vowed to appeal the ruling to the Supreme Court of the United Kingdom, which is to hear the appeal in December. (...)

    http://www.nytimes.com/2016/11/04/world/europe/uk-brexit-vote-parliament.html?_r=0
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  4. Apocales 4:35a.m. just one more episode..

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    Well at least they are letting people know their votes don't mean shit.
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