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Brexit: Parliamentary Scrutiny

Question for Attorney General

UIN 65913, tabled on 28 February 2017

To ask the Attorney General, whether he has made an assessment of the written legal opinion by Sir David Edward, Sir Francis Jacobs and Sir Jeremy Lever on the constitutional role of Parliament in future decision making on withdrawal from the European Union and whether an Article 50 notification may be unilaterally withdrawn.

Answered on

8 March 2017

By longstanding convention, the fact that the Law Officers have or have not advised, and the content of their advice, is not disclosed outside Government.

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Attorney General