Should UK Parliament be Recalled?
Updated BREXIT news:
In respect of the decision of the Supreme Court, the Poll will be closed as the subject is null.
"There is no need for Parliament to be recalled under the Meeting of Parliament Act
1797. Nor has Parliament voted to adjourn or go into recess. Unless there is some
Parliamentary rule to the contrary of which we are unaware, the Speaker of the
House of Commons and the Lord Speaker can take immediate steps to enable each
House to meet as soon as possible to decide upon a way forward."
Boris Johnson’s decision to suspend Parliament for five weeks was unlawful, the Supreme Court says.
PRIME MINISTER LOSES PROROGATION CASE - **UNANIMOUS JUDGMENT** OF THE SUPREME COURT'S 11 JUSTICES. ( as reported by Dominic Casciani. )
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Commons Speaker, John Bercow asked Boris Johnson to abandon the five-week suspension of Parliament, declaring that he wants to “do his duty” and restart debates on the Brexit. His statements were made in an interview with Evening Standard.
Also yesterday, Labour leadership has requested has requested Parliament recalling after the publication of the the Yellowhammer report. According to the Labour shadow Brexit secretary, the document confirms severe risks for UK leaving EU without a deal.
Among other risks highlighted in the report is the risk for the British pound to lose even more value, Dover delays and increase in public disorder.
Sir Keir said recalling Parliament would allow MPs "the opportunity to scrutinise these documents and take all steps necessary to stop no deal".
The SNP and Lib Dems all demanded an urgent recall of parliament to allow scrutiny of the government’s Brexit plans.
Their request followed a ruling by Scotland's highest civil court on Wednesday that the government's proroguing of Parliament was unlawful.
The three judges, chaired by Lord Carloway, Scotland’s most senior judge, overturned an earlier ruling that the courts did not have the power to interfere in the prime minister’s political decision to prorogue parliament.
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