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Boris Johnson’s prorogation of parliament is lawful, high court rules

Boris Johnson’s prorogation of parliament is lawful, high court rules



PM found to have acted lawfully in advice he gave to Queen to suspend parliamentFollow the day’s political developments liveBoris Johnson’s decision to prorogue parliament for five weeks is legal, the high court in London has ruled.In a judgment handed down by three of the most senior judges in England and Wales, the prime minister was found to have acted lawfully in the advice he gave to the Queen to suspend parliament from next week. Continue reading…



Source link : https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2019/sep/06/boris-johnson-prorogation-of-parliament-is-lawful-high-court-rules

Author : Owen Bowcott Legal affairs correspondent

Publish date : 2019-09-06 10:27:47

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