UK parliament suspension not a matter for judges, PM Johnson's lawyer tells Supreme Court
Wednesday, 18 September 2019 Boris Johnson's decision to suspend parliament is a political issue and not a matter for judges, a lawyer for the prime minister said on Wednesday as he sought to persuade the British Supreme Court that the five-week shutdown was lawful.
Britain's Supreme Court is to decide whether Prime Minister Boris Johnson broke the law when he suspended parliament for five weeks in the run-up to Brexit. His challengers say he aimed to thwart parliamentary oversight of his Brexit plans. Lucy Fielder reports.