Democracy reigns supreme. Parliamentary democracy. Here’s a cartoon.
Eight out of eleven judges from the highest court in the UK voted that parliament must approve a decision. Supreme Court President Lord Neuberger said:
The UK’s constitutional arrangements require such changes to be clearly authorised by Parliament.
Tomorrow, I’ll be on a tour of the Supreme Court with a few of my work colleagues. A few facts:
- Started work on 1 October 2009
- It cannot overturn any primary legislation made by Parliament
- Sir Peter Blake designed an abstract depiction of the four floral elements of the court’s badge, in use in the carpets