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Boris Johnson s Parliament suspension ruled un govt to appeal

In yet another blow to his leadership, UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson s decision to suspend the Parliament from this week until mid-October was ruled unlawful by Scotland s highest court on Wednesday. A panel of three judges at the Court of Session in Scotland found in favour of a cross-party group of politicians who were challenging Johnson s move, which saw the UK Parliament being suspended this week amid a string of Brexit vote defeats for the UK PM. In a summary of their findings, the judges said that the suspension of the Parliament was motivated by the improper purpose of stymying Parliament . The Court will accordingly make an Order declaring that the Prime Minister s advice to HM [Her Majesty] the Queen and the prorogation which followed thereon was unlawful and is thus null and of no effect, the summary judgment notes, with a full judgment to be released on Friday. The decision overturns an earlier ruling from the court, which said last week Johnson had not broken the ...

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