Boris Johnson’s suspension of parliament is ‘unlawful’, court rules

Boris Johnson’s decision to prorogue parliament was unlawful, the Scottish civil court has ruled.

Parliament was suspended in the early hours of Tuesday morning, with the prorogation lasting five weeks.

Scottish National Party lawmaker Joanna Cherry brought the legal challenge against the prime minister to Scotland’s highest appeal court.

She tweeted this morning: ‘Huge thanks to all our supporters & our fantastic legal team who have achieved the historic ruling...
source: Metro

2019-09-11 13:11
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