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Should prorogation be ruled invalid by SCOTUK and Parliament be reconvened in September, say the 23rd, Parliament could then again seize control of the order and, at that time, vote no confidence in the administration. Grounds could be misleading the Queen and systematically undermining the sovereignty of Parliament.  They would then have the 14 days before they could call for a VOC for a new interim government led by Corbyn. Or just call the VOC and wait him out, pulling the trigger on the 15th day. In the process repeatedly make it clear that this is happening because Boris squandered his majority by expelling Remain Tories. Any number can play the game of making it up as they go.

They could find Boris in contempt of Parliament and lock him up in the clock tower or other facility that they could designate. That would impede further machinations. And they could pass legislation requiring the consent of Parliament to any prorogation. It would be hard for Boris' government to make credible arguments that this is a violation of custom, as the whole present situation is based on the government's ongoing violation of customs.

First drive a stake through the vampire, then deal with the angry mob. Elections could wait until April. By that time disillusionment would have set in for the average Brexiteer.

"It is not necessary to have hope in order to persevere."

by ARGeezer (ARGeezer a in a circle eurotrib daught com) on Thu Sep 19th, 2019 at 02:50:45 AM EST
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