Brexit: Prime Minister’s decision to prorogue Parliament unlawful, UK Supreme Court

Aditya AK September 24 2019

In a significant decision, the Supreme Court of the United Kingdom has unanimously held that the decision of Prime Minister Boris Johnson to prorogue Parliament in the midst of discussions surrounding Brexit was unlawful.

The decision was rendered by a full bench of 11 Justices headed by President of the UK Supreme Court, Lady Hale.

On August 28, Prime Minister Johnson had advised the Queen to prorogue Parliament from mid-September till October 14. This advice came around a month before . . .

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