UK Supreme Court to hear more arguments on suspension of parliament

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain’s Supreme Court will continue hearing legal arguments on Wednesday from the government and its opponents on whether Prime Minister Boris Johnson acted unlawfully when he decided to suspend parliament in the run-up to Brexit.

The court heard on Tuesday from one of Johnson’s lawyers that if he lost the case, he could recall parliament earlier than planned.

The hearing, which started on Tuesday, will last three days. The earliest a ruling...
source: Reuters

2019-09-18 10:35
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