Scottish court says UK PM Johnson's suspension of parliament is unlawful
Wednesday, 11 September 2019 Boris Johnson's decision to suspend the British parliament this week for five weeks was unlawful and should be annulled, Scotland's highest court of appeal ruled on Wednesday in an embarrassing setback for the prime minister.
Tory rebel MP Alistair Burt says a decision by Scotland's highest civil court that Boris Johnson's suspension of Parliament was unlawful is 'pretty damaging'. Mr Burt said a shorter period of prorogation would have been more acceptable. Report by Barnesj. Like us on Facebook at...
Parliament has begun a five-day suspension, meaning the House of Commons and House of Lords will not sit. A new parliamentary session will begin on Monday when a Queen's Speech opens proceedings. This..