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UK NewsProrogation Unlawful: 'The advice given by the government to Her Majesty the Queen to prorogue parliament was unlawful'

15:05  11 september  2019
15:05  11 september  2019 Source:   newsletter.co.uk

Boris Johnson berated live on Facebook over 'unlawful' prorogation advice given to Queen

Boris Johnson berated live on Facebook over 'unlawful' prorogation advice given to Queen Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, was berated live on Facebook on Wednesday evening by people angry with him after a Scottish court said the advice Mr. Johnson provided to the Queen over the decision to prorogue parliament was "unlawful".

How is prorogation marked? The Queen formally prorogues Parliament on the advice of the Privy Council. The same announcement is then read out by the Speaker in the Commons. Following this both the House of Commons and House of Lords are officially prorogued and will not meet again until

Boris Johnson’s advice to the Queen to prorogue the session shows that he regards parliament to “The prime minister’s decision is an unlawful abuse of power,” he alleged. “It breaches the legal Under the UK’s constitution, parliament is sovereign, Pannick said. “This court has the power and the duty “Moreover, the frequency of sitting of parliament and the advice tendered to Her Majesty are

Prorogation Unlawful: 'The advice given by the government to Her Majesty the Queen to prorogue parliament was unlawful' © Provided by Johnston Publishing Ltd

The judges made the ruling at the highest court of appeal in Edinburgh on Wednesday morning.

A group of approximately 70 M.P.s brought the case before the courts in Scotland last week during which time Judge Lord Doherty ruled that Boris Johnson's decision to suspend parliament was lawful.

However, the same group appealed to the highest supreme court in Scotland and the ruling was overturned by three judges who ruled the proroguing of parliament unlawful.

Then, on Tuesday, three judges of the Inner House, the supreme civil court in Scotland, disagreed with Lord Doherty's ruling.

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Boris Johnson’s decision to prorogue parliament is an unlawful abuse of power, a Scottish Dunlop said the Queen clearly had the legal authority to suspend parliament if requested by a government He said the prorogation also meant Johnson would breach the supreme court ruling in the Miller case

Prorogation (pronounced /ˌproʊrəˈɡeɪʃən/) marks the end of a parliamentary session. It is the formal name given to the period between the end of a session of the UK Parliament and the State Opening

The U.K. government plans to appeal against the latest ruling to the Supreme Court in London on Tuesday.

The decision was hailed as "historic" by Scottish National Party M.P. Joanna Cherry who was heavily involved with the case.

At the hearing, Judge Lord Carloway told the court: "We are of the opinion that the advice given by the Government to her majesty the Queen to prorogue parliament was unlawful and that the prorogation itself was unlawful."

Campaigners said their understanding is that parliament can now reassemble if it so wishes.

The UK Government said it would appeal against the court's decision.

"The UK Government needs to bring forward a strong domestic legislative agenda. Proroguing Parliament is the legal and necessary way of delivering this," said a spokesman for the government.

Boris Johnson's suspension of Parliament ruled as unlawful.
A legal bid to challenge the suspension of parliament has succeeded at the highest appeal court in Edinburgh. © Provided by Johnston Publishing Ltd A group of around 70 parliamentarians had appealed against a ruling by a judge at the court that Boris Johnson's prorogation of Parliament is lawful. Judge Lord Doherty originally dismissed a challenge against the suspension - which went ahead in the early hours of Tuesday - at the Court of Session last Wednesday, saying it is for politicians and not the courts to decide.

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