Dark-money, unlawful prorogation, cash for honours, voter suppression, weakening the electoral commission - Boris Johnson has presided over a rotten government. He should go.
"I think we knew it was an important case. We knew it was a case we couldn't dodge." Lady Hale, who delivered the judgment that ruled Boris Johnson's prorogation of parliament unlawful, explains her thoughts before she gave the historical verdict.
@dynawilly Not on prorogation without a bloody good reason. You could argue that fixed term parliaments make the convention even more important.
Watch Lady Hale announce the UK Supreme Court verdict on Boris Johnson's suspension of Parliament: "The prorogation was also void and of no effect. Parliament has not been prorogued. This is the unanimous judgement of all 11 justices."
Shadow Brexit Secretary Sir Keir Starmer says Attorney General Sir Geoffrey Cox needs to "consider his position" after his legal advice that the prorogation of parliament was legal was leaked to Sky NewsRead more here:
? The #DABill has finally become law! After two general elections, the prorogation of parliament, and a global pandemic, the delivery of this law shows the determination and resilience of survivors and specialist domestic abuse organisations. ➡️ (1/5)
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