Meanwhile, the Scottish government was also represented in the Supreme Court case, with Lord Advocate James Wolffe arguing Holyrood's consent should also be sought due to the "significant changes" Brexit would have on devolved powers. Lawyers for the UK government rejected this, saying the argument was "fatally undermined" by the fact that powers over foreign affairs are reserved to Westminster. The judges unanimously rejected Mr Wolffe's arguments, saying that the principle of legislative consent "does not give rise to a legally ชุด ทีม ฟุตบอล enforceable obligation". They said the Sewel Convention, which provides that Holyrood should be consulted where Westminster legislation cuts across devolved areas, plays "an important role in the operation of the UK constitution", but is not a matter for the courts. They added: "The devolved legislatures do not have a veto on the UK's decision to withdraw from the EU." The SNP welcomed the ruling in relation to the Westminster vote, with the party's international affairs spokesman Alex Salmond pledging to introduce 50 amendments to the Article 50 legislation as it passes through parliament. Image caption Ms Sturgeon and government ministers are to attend a meeting of the Standing Council on Europe Later in the day, Ms Sturgeon will convene a meeting of her Standing Council on Europe , a team of legal, economic and diplomatic advisors. Also in attendance will be External Affairs Secretary Fiona Hyslop, Brexit minister Mike Russell and Europe minister Alasdair Allan. The first minister, who has said a second Scottish independence referendum is "undoubtedly" closer due to Theresa May's Brexit plans, declared her intention to hold a Holyrood vote on Article 50 regardless of the ruling of the court. She said: "We are obviously disappointed with the Supreme Court's ruling in respect of the devolved administrations and the legal enforceability of the Sewel Convention. "It is now crystal clear that the promises made to Scotland by the UK government about the Sewel Convention and the importance of embedding it in statute were not worth the paper they were written on.
pic.twitter.com/G0x5mm0Yes Good Morning America (@GMA) January 20, 2017 "There was a lot of speculation that she would be dressed by a European designer," Joe Zee, editor-in-chief of Yahoo Style, told ABC News. "The fact that she chose one of the biggest American designers could open the door for more designers to dress Melania, and could set the tone news for her time as first lady, just as Michelle Obama did by choosing up-and-coming designers." He added, "Overall, the fashion world has been extremely divided over dressing Melania because of the divisive rhetoric of her husband, something that we've never seen before," he added. "All designers have been honored to dress the first lady, regardless of party affiliation." Tour the First Lady Inaugural Gowns From the Past 40 years First lady inaugural fashion has helped define eras in womenswear, giving an incoming FLOTUS a chance to set the tone for her White House years from day one. Take a look at some of the most stunning and symbolic first lady fashions throughout the years. Jackie Kennedy 1961: Kennedy chose an elegant off-white, sleeveless chiffon gown with matching cape by designer Ethel Frankau, the เสื้อ กัน หนาว ครอบครัว director of Bergdorf Goodman's custom salon for more than 50 years. Bettmann Archive President and Mrs. John F. Kennedy are seen as they left the White House to attend a series of inaugural balls. 1981: Reagan wore a white, beaded one-shouldered number by U.S. designer James Galanos. Michael Evans/picture-alliance/dpa/AP Images The inaugural photo of President Ronald Reagan and first lady Nancy Reagan was taken in the Red Room at the White House in Washington, Jan 20, 1981.
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