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Boris Johnson flies to UK as parliament returns after court

The prime minister has cut short his New York visit after suspension of parliament deemed unlawfulFull story: Boris Johnson flies back to face MPs fury 6.36am BST Lord Adonis is up, he is mad and he is tweeting.The Labour peer has called the Tories “a revolutionary rabble – with Eton accents”, published an imagined Queen’s speech, and tweeted a quote from a (real) speech from Margaret Thatcher, in which she asserts the importance of an independent judiciary whose decisions aren’t undermined for the rule of law.The Tories are now a revolutionary rabble – with Eton accents Johnson should have said in that phone call to the Queen: ‘I am extremely sorry. I should not have abused you & the constitution in this way. I have been found out. I resign immediately’Margaret Thatcher on the rule of law requiring independent judges whose decisions aren’t undermined – & telling politicians in emerging democracies to ‘see what is happening in this country.’ Those were the days! h/t @nathlloyd‘One has been given a list of Bills to read out on education, health and life sentences for offences for which my prime minister merits multiple convictions. But as I’m told he said to a young lady who he took on a trade mission, they are all poppycock to try and win an election’ 6.27am BST Travelling back to Westminster today as Parliament resumes – I said from the start that prorogation in this way was an abuse – effectively an executive coup – and it is right that we’ve been called back to the Commons Continue reading…

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Publish date : 2019-09-25 05:36:13

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