Leader of the English Democrats Party Robin Tilbrook has given us an update on the Judicial Review case the party is bringing in the High Court for a declaration that the UK left the EU on the expiry of our two-year notice period at 11.00 p.m. on the 29th March 2019.
We have now had the Government Legal Department’s standard operating procedure “Grounds of Resistance”. As expected, these could be loosely translated in the language of the King James’ Bible as “Go forth and multiply!”
In fact I have instructed our highly capable barrister to draft a response and we shall be pressing the court for an early hearing date. We smell blood and we are closing in!
We have already raised over £100,000 which would usually be enough for an ordinary case, but this is a key constitutional case and so the bills will be huge. If we compare it with the Gina Miller case, that cost a total of just over £1.2 million. So, we do need to keep that figure in mind.
Also, people are asking how long the case will take. In the Gina Miller case, I think that her case was issued in mid-August 2016. The Government put in their “Grounds of Resistance” in early September and the case was heard in the High Court in mid-October. The High Court Judgment was given in early November.
Our case will probably be dealt with on a similar timetable. In any case we shall pursue the High Court for it to be dealt with as quickly as possible! So, now the ball is rolling we must keep up the pressure if we are to successfully defend the Brexit we VOTED for, LEAVE MEANS LEAVE!
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