18 Sep 2019

Johnson confronted during hospital visit – and Supreme Court hears prorogation case

Political Editor

A visit to a hospital in East London might have been designed to give Boris Johnson a break from Brexit, but it didn’t keep him away from an angry political confrontation.

He was accosted by the furious parent of a sick child who accused him of conducting a press visit whilst the hospital was understaffed.

The temperature was only mildly cooler in the Supreme Court case over whether the prorogation of parliament was legal.

There the lawyer representing Scottish National Party MPs told the judges that the mother of parliaments has been shut down by the “father of lies”.