Judge calls for clarity on status of ECJ rulings in UK after Brexit

Government must specify whether it wants European court of justice rulings to be taken into account, Lord Neuberger says

The government must provide clarity on whether it wants UK courts to take into account rulings of the European court of justice after Brexit, one of Britain’s most senior judges has said.

Judges have been told they will no longer be forced to do so, but can if they think it appropriate. However, the president of the supreme court, Lord Neuberger, called on the government to state its position explicitly.

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