H/t reader squodgy:
“Muddying the Waters.
Democracy at its finest in an autocratic dictatorship.
The European Court of Justice (??!!??) is but a compliant puppet of the European Parliament which is totally unrepresentative of the wishes of the population.”
The British Advocate General in the European Court of Justice – the most senior UK member – has said that the final legal decision over Britain’s exit from the European Union – aka Brexit – will be settled in the Luxembourg court, not one in Britain.
Eleanor Sharpston QC was speaking ahead of a decision by the UK Supreme Court over whether UK Prime Minister should have the legal right to invoke Article 50 of the Treaty of Lisbon, triggering the formal start of Brexit negotiations, or the UK Parliament itself.…