Lord Lester of Herne Hill – 2016 Parliamentary Question to the Foreign and Commonwealth Office

The below Parliamentary question was asked by Lord Lester of Herne Hill on 2016-06-27.

To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether Scottish legislative consent is a necessary condition before Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty can be invoked on behalf of the UK.

Baroness Anelay of St Johns

No, a legislative consent motion is not required.