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Then Parliament had better get busy finding a new PM. It is pretty clear that no legal mandate that has to be carried out by Boris can be trusted. Why waste precious time proving that thesis?

Do I take it correctly that the vote Tuesday and the tabling by Boris under the Fixed Term Act means that the HOC could select a new PM any time they can muster a majority to do so?

And what is happening with the three court cases contesting prorogation? I see nothing in the papers.

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

by ARGeezer (ARGeezer a in a circle eurotrib daught com) on Wed Sep 4th, 2019 at 07:08:11 PM EST
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Brexit: Judge rejects parliament shutdown legal challenge
The case was brought to the Court of Session in Edinburgh by a cross-party group of 75 parliamentarians, who argued the PM had exceeded his powers.

But Lord Doherty ruled on Wednesday that the issue was for politicians and voters to judge, and not the courts.

He said there had been no contravention of the law by the UK government.

smells like "SCOTUS won't touch it">, case or controversey clause

Diversity is the key to economic and political evolution.
by Cat on Wed Sep 4th, 2019 at 08:16:11 PM EST
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