Brexit deadlock: Who is running the country? – BBC Newsnight
The prime minister? Judges? The people? Who exactly is in charge of the country?
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The UK is a constitutional monarchy, with parliament being the supreme legal authority, but Brexit has thrown up profound questions about our democracy. Is British political tradition under threat and does the country need a written constitution?
Economics Editor Ben Chu reports.
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