This is what Guyanan millionaire anti-democracy campaigner Gina Miller and her millionaire backers got for their money and cost the taxpayer millions in legal fees for. A short bill that is so short there is nothing the Lords can reasonably object to and thanks to Corbyn's decision to impose a three line whip on Labour MPs to vote for it, will sail through the Commons.A
Confer power on the Prime Minister to notify, under Article 50(2) of the Treaty on European Union, the United Kingdom’s intention to withdraw from the EU.
Be it enacted by the Queen’s most Excellent Majesty, by and with the advice and consent of the Lords Spiritual and Temporal, and Commons, in this present Parliament assembled, and by the authority of the same, as follows:—
- Power to notify withdrawal from the EU
(1) The Prime Minister may notify, under Article 50(2) of the Treaty on European Union, the United Kingdom’s intention to withdraw from the EU.
(2) This section has effect despite any provision made by or under the European Communities Act 1972 or any other enactment.
- Short title
This Act may be cited as the European Union (Notification of Withdrawal) Act 2017.
Meanwhile, the Green Party have launched a legal action in the Irish High Court which they hope to take to the EU Court of Injustice to get a ruling that the UK can't invoke Article 50 without the consent of the 27 members of the rump EU and that Article 50 can be cancelled if the British government changes its mind.