30 Aug 2019

Brexit: Former Prime Ministers attack parliament suspension

Health and Social Care Correspondent

Not one but two former occupants of Number Ten have condemned the Prime Minister’s decision to suspend parliament.

But Boris Johnson said MPs trying to block a No Deal departure were damaging his chances of getting a deal with the EU.

Scotland’s highest civil court refused another legal bid by parliamentarians to order a temporary halt to prorogation, but did agree to a full hearing on the matter next week.