The British Parliament should vote on authorizing the government to begin the process of withdrawal from the European Union.
This decision was made by the UK Supreme court on Tuesday, reports the BBC.
The solution to the question of Brexit start of the procedure was submitted for consideration of Parliament, voted by eight of the 11 Supreme court judges.
The decision means that the Prime Minister Theresa may not to start negotiations with the EU, while the British members do not give consent, although this is expected to occur before March 31 is the deadline set by the government.
However, the court ruled that the separate consent of the parliaments of Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland is not required.
In turn, the leader of the opposition of the British labour party Jeremy Corbyn said that he would ask the deputies in Parliament not to interfere with the approval of the decision on withdrawal from the EU, reports «Interfax-Ukraine» with reference to British media.
Corbin, explaining his position, said that his party is «clearly» made it clear that he respects the outcome of the referendum in which the majority of British citizens were in favour of Brexit.
However, as noted in the reports, some MPs and the labour party is still mulling the possibility of having to vote against Brexit.
The Daily Express notes that, according to her, Parliament may vote on the question of Brexit next week. It is assumed that the government has already drafted a bill that, if approved, will enable London to start negotiations with Brussels on the terms of a British exit from the EU.
As reported, November 3, 2016, the High court in London ruled that the Prime Minister of great Britain Theresa may must obtain the consent of Parliament before you start negotiations on the country’s withdrawal from the EU. In response, the government filed an appeal against this decision to the Supreme court and assured the European partners that the decision of the High court in London will not affect the process of British exit from the EU, which London promises to begin in March 2017.
If the government lose the appeal and he will have to obtain the consent of Parliament, it could lead to the detention of the commencement of negotiations, but will not stop the withdrawal of Britain from the EU.
The Minister of foreign Affairs of great Britain , Boris Johnson said that his country won’t delay the beginning of the process of withdrawal from the European Union, suggesting that the government will formally begin the procedure of exit from the EU until may next year. In turn, British Prime Minister Theresa may said that the process of withdrawal from the European Union will begin no later than the end of March 2017.
Repeat voting in the British Parliament for the country’s exit from the European Union would be unacceptable. This was stated by the representative of the British Prime Minister.
The UK Supreme court was not allowed to begin negotiations on Brexit without the consent of Parliament 24.01.2017