Comment: Parliamentary supremacy wins out in the UK

The ruling is a blow to Scotland and Northern Ireland whose devolved parliaments don't get a vote, writes Francesca Comyn

Artist Kaya Mar poses with one of his paintings outside the Supreme Court in London today Pic: Getty

As widely predicted, the Supreme Court in the UK has ruled that the government cannot triggerBrexit without prior approval from parliament.

The odds were always stacked against the government winning a lacklustre appeal forTheresa May& Co to go it alone on Article 50. The Prime Minister herself acknowledged last week that parliament should be consulted at the end of the Brexit process.

So it is no surprise that cabinet will not be deploying ...