Bitter defeat for Populists The Swiss People's Party (SVP) protested in the National Council against this "violation of the constitution".Although, as the initiator, they were able to win the referendum, they however failed in its implementation faced with political and economic reality.As a consequence Switzerland will again be member of the EU research program Horizon 2020, as of January 2017.The law contradicts the result of the referendum "stop mass immigration" from February 2014.
The Labour party slipped to the third and fourth places, and as an anti-Brexit party, the left liberals Lib Dems, were able to gain strongly and even beat Labour. The filing in Dublin is formally directed against the Irish State, the European Council and the European Commission. On 9 December 2016, it was announced that English Brexit opponents are taking legal action in Ireland's High Court. Such an approach through the legal instances could prevent the United Kingdom from withdrawing from the EU for several years, since a legally water-tight Brexit is hardly possible without a ruling from Luxembourg. The aim is to bring the matter before the European Court of Justice in Luxembourg for a ruling on the constitutionality of the Brexit.