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Boris Johnson's suspension of Parliament unlawful, rules Scottish court

5 monthes ago   |   By Belfast telegraph

Boris Johnson's decision to suspend Parliament has been ruled “improper” and “unlawful” by three senior Scottish judges, who concluded it had been done with “the purpose of stymying Parliament”.
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Scottish court rules prorogation unlawful - Government says Parliament won't be recalled

5 monthes ago   |   By Conservative Home

News has just broken that a Scottish court has decided unanimously that Boris Johnson's advice to Her Majesty to prorogue Parliament was unlawful.
It's a shock ruling, which has delighted everybody you would expect it to delight and likewise outraged everyone it might be expected to outrage. It also flatly contradicts a ruling by an English court last week, which rejected a similar argument.
The Supreme Court will hear the case on Tuesday. It was already set to, as a result of the English judgment, but the Scottish ruling has now cast some doubt onto what until now seemed very likely to be...
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Brexit prorogation: Will MPs return to Commons after 'unlawful' ruling? What happens now?

Brexit prorogation: Will MPs return to Commons after 'unlawful' ruling? What happens now?

5 monthes ago   |   By Daily Express

BORIS JOHNSON has faced yet another blow today after a Scottish court ruled his prorogation of Parliament was “unlawful” - so what does this mean for MPs now?
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Scottish judges rule UK parliament suspension ‘unlawful'

5 monthes ago   |   By Politico

LONDON - Three judges at Scotland's highest civil court have ruled that the British prime minister's decision to suspend parliament for several weeks was “unlawful.”
Around 70 parliamentarians had appealed against a ruling by a judge at Scotland's Court of Session that Boris Johnson's prorogation of parliament between September 9 and October 14 was within the law.
Lord Doherty said at the time that the question of suspension is a political issue and not one to be decided by the courts, while noting that the government has not broken any laws.
Scottish National Party MP Joanna Cherry, who...
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Scottish judges rule Boris Johnson's prorogation unlawful

5 monthes ago   |   By The Guardian

Court backs MPs who said suspension of parliament breached constitution Follow all the latest political news on our live blog Scottish appeal court judges have declared Boris Johnson's decision to suspend parliament in the run-up to the October Brexit deadline is unlawful. The three judges, chaired by Lord Carloway, Scotland's most senior judge, overturned an earlier ruling that the courts did not have the powers to interfere in the prime minister's political decision to prorogue parliament.
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Boris Johnson's suspension of parliament was unlawful, rules Scotland's highest court

Boris Johnson's suspension of parliament was unlawful, rules Scotland's highest court

5 monthes ago   |   By Business Insider

LONDON - A Scottish court has ruled that Boris Johnson's decision to shut down parliament was unlawful, in a significant blow to the prime minister's authority.
Three judged, chaired by Lord Carloway, Scotland's most senior judge, on Wednesday overturned a ruling that the courts could not intervene in Johnson's political decision to suspend parliament until mid-October.
Lawyers, who were acting on behalf of over 75 opposition MPs and peers, said the prime minister's move to suspend parliament on Monday was illegal and designed to stifle parliamentary debate and scrutiny on Brexit.
The...
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Boris Johnson's Prorogation Of Parliament Was 'Unlawful', Rule Scottish Judges

Boris Johnson's Prorogation Of Parliament Was 'Unlawful', Rule Scottish Judges

5 monthes ago   |   By Huffington Post

A legal bid to challenge the suspension of parliament has succeeded at the appeal court in Edinburgh, with judges ruling Boris Johnson's prorogation of parliament was “unlawful”. This is a breaking news story and will be updated. Follow HuffPost UK on Twitter here , and on Facebook here .
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Boris Johnson's suspension of parliament IS unlawful, Scottish judges rule 

Boris Johnson's suspension of parliament IS unlawful, Scottish judges rule 

5 monthes ago   |   By Daily Mail

Judge Lord Doherty dismissed a challenge against the planned prorogation last week, saying it is for politicians and not the courts. But three judges have now overturned that decision
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PM's suspension of parliament is unlawful, Scottish court rules

PM's suspension of parliament is unlawful, Scottish court rules

5 monthes ago   |   By Wessexfm

Boris Johnson's decision to suspend parliament is unlawful, a Scottish court has ruled.
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Boris Johnson's Parliament shutdown ruled unlawful by Scotland's highest court

Boris Johnson's Parliament shutdown ruled unlawful by Scotland's highest court

5 monthes ago   |   By The Mirror

Boris Johnson suspended parliament on Tuesday night
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Boris suffers major blow: Court rules prorogation UNLAWFUL -PM to fight in Supreme Court

Boris suffers major blow: Court rules prorogation UNLAWFUL -PM to fight in Supreme Court

5 monthes ago   |   By Daily Express

A SCOTTISH court has ruled that Boris Johnson's prorogation of Parliament is 'unlawful'.
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Boris Johnson's suspension of parliament is ‘unlawful', court rules

Boris Johnson's suspension of parliament is ‘unlawful', court rules

5 monthes ago   |   By Metro

Boris Johnson suspended parliament until 14 October on Monday
The Scottish Civil Court has ruled that Boris Johnson 's decision to prorogue parliament was unlawful.
Scottish National Party lawmaker Joanna Cherry brought the legal challenge against the prime minister to Scotland's highest appeal court.
She tweeted this morning: ‘Huge thanks to all our supporters & our fantastic legal team who have achieved the historic ruling that prorogation is unlawful.'
All three judges at the appeal court agreed the prorogation was illegal, Ms Cherry said.
Jo Maugham, a lawyer involved in the case...
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Boris Johnson's suspension of parliament ruled unlawful by high court

5 monthes ago   |   By The Independent

Boris Johnson's prorogation of parliament has been ruled unlawful by a court in Scotland.
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Boris Johnson suspension of Parliament is unlawful, Scottish court rules

5 monthes ago   |   By Evening Standard

Boris Johnson's suspension of Parliament was unlawful, judges at Scotland's highest civil court have ruled.
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