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SC to rule on British PM Johnson’s suspension of parliament

09 September, 2019 7:11 pm 7:11 pm

LONDON (Reuters) – Boris Johnson illegally suspended parliament because he saw it as an obstacle to his Brexit plans, Britain’s Supreme Court (SC) was told on Tuesday as it met to decide whether the Prime Minister had unlawfully sought to by-pass lawmakers. Johnson announced on Aug. 28 that he had asked Queen Elizabeth to prorogue, … Read More


Brexit: Scottish court rules PM’s suspension of parliament was unlawf...

09 September, 2019 1:16 am 1:16 am

LONDON (Reuters) – Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s suspension of the British parliament was unlawful, a court ruled on Wednesday, prompting immediate calls for lawmakers to return to work as the government and parliament battle over the future of Brexit. Scotland’s highest court of appeal ruled against Johnson’s decision to prorogue, or suspend, parliament from Monday … Read More