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Scottish judges delay ruling in Boris Johnson contempt of court case
Scottish judges have delayed a final ruling on whether Boris Johnson is in contempt of court to ensure he agrees to an extension to Brexit.

Lord Carloway, the country's most senior judge, said they needed to be sure the prime minister did not try to block or sabotage the application he was forced to make on Saturday night for an extension to Brexit until 31 January.

The court's decision, issued after a short hearing at the court of session in Edinburgh, means Johnson faces being held in contempt if judges rule he has failed to honour pledges made to court not to frustrate the extension process.

The Scottish Court retains the option to take further action. The question is how long they will wait to do so. Waiting until October 28 could risk a crash out Brexit if 'greased piglet' BoJo tries another trick. Perhaps the court feared being precipitate.

"It is not necessary to have hope in order to persevere."
by ARGeezer (ARGeezer a in a circle eurotrib daught com) on Mon Oct 21st, 2019 at 03:57:55 PM EST

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