Parliament to get Article 50 vote after Government loses Brexit appeal

The Supreme Court has ruled that Parliament and not ministers must approve the decision for the UK to begin its exit from the European Union.

In a landmark constitutional ruling, the court's president Lord Neuberger delivered the majority 8-3 verdict denying an appeal by the Government.

The attorney general, Jeremy Wright, said that the government is "disappointed" by the ruling. A further statement by Brexit secretary David Davis is expected in the House of Commons this afternoon.

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