Peer explains why House of Lords – not Boris Johnson – could save Brexit with simple move

DAVID STARKEY hit out against “the ridiculous” John Major, who is urging the Supreme Court to rule that Boris Johnson’s prorogation of Parliament was unlawful, despite having prorogued parliament himself in 1997 in a bid to delay a report into the cash-for-questions scandal.

Boris Johnson became Prime Minister in July on the promise to deliver Brexit by October 31, “do or die”. However, September has not proved to be a productive month for the former Mayor of London, who suffered two embarrassing defeats in the House of Commons, as MPs passed a bill to block a no deal exit and then pulled the plug on his attempt to call a general election. Both the Labour Party and the Lib Dems made clear their priority is for an election but after October 31, once a...
source: Express

2019-09-19 15:32
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