Supreme Court Decision on Leaving the EU to come in New Year


The Government has said that the Supreme Court will hear an appeal on the High Court ruling on Brexit from 5 December 2016. The Government is appealing the decision that Parliament needs to approve the Brexit process, saying that the Prime Minister has the authority because of the referendum result.

The hearing is expected to take four days, with the result being announced in the new year. The case is being fast-tracked and will be heard by all eleven of the current Supreme Court justices.