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7 Sep 2019

Could MPs take the PM to court to force Brexit delay?

A cross party group of MPs – including some former Conservatives recently expelled from the party – say they are willing to go to court to stop Boris Johnson breaking the law by refusing to delay Brexit.

A bill requiring Mr Johnson to seek a delay if there’s no Brexit deal in place, is set to become law on Monday. But the prime minister has been adamant – declaring he would never ‘beg Brussels for an extension’.