These are extended notes from a talk given by Andrew Kennon at the Constitution Society’s seminar on ‘Brexit and the Constitution’, on 5 May 2017 at St Matthew’s Conference Centre, London. Andrew spoke on our ‘Brexit and Parliament’ panel, focusing on the role the House of Commons will take regarding Brexit.
Andrew recently retired as Clerk of Committees after nearly 40 years working in the House of Commons. He is a trustee of the Constitution Society and an honorary professor at King’s College London.
This publication presents the personal views of the author and not those of The Constitution Society, which publishes it as a contribution to debate on this important subject.