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May Brexit Plan Is Unconstitutional Power Grab, Lawyer Says

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Lawyers seeking to force the government to hold a Parliamentary vote on whether to leave the European Union told a panel of three senior judges that Prime Minister Theresa May’s bid to trigger Brexit on her own amounts to an unconstitutional power grab.

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