State & Ceremonial

Supreme Court declares prorogation of Parliament is null and void

The Supreme Court has unanimously ruled that the prorogation of Parliament was illegal and have quashed the suspension with immediate effect. The Speaker of the House of Commons, John Bercow, will now be tasked with recalling Parliament. On Tuesday, the highest court in the land has unanimously ruled that Prime Minister Boris Johnson misled The Queen over the prorogation of…
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State & Ceremonial

Supreme Court to rule whether the The Queen acted upon unlawful advice next week

The Supreme Court is expected to announce their verdict over whether Boris Johnson misled The Queen early next week. On Thursday, the three-day court hearing came to an end in the United Kingdom’s Supreme Court – the highest court in the land. President of the court, Lady Hale, promised to deliver a verdict as quickly as “humanly possible”. Shortly before…
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State & Ceremonial

Former Attorney General: Boris Johnson must resign if he has misled The Queen

The United Kingdom’s former Attorney General has said the Prime Minister must resign if he has misled The Queen over prorogation. Speaking to BBC News, Dominic Grieve QC said: “If Boris Johnson has misdirected Her Majesty the Queen, it would be a shameful act and he must resign immediately.” Mr Grieve’s intervention comes after three of the highest judges in the land ruled that the…
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State & Ceremonial

BREAKING: John Bercow to stand down after four terms as Speaker

John Bercow has announced he is to step down as Speaker of the House of Commons on October 31st. Mr Bercow made the announcement in the Commons chamber on Monday afternoon, with MPs paying tribute to the 56-year-old who has served for four consecutive terms as Speaker. Mr Bercow has held the position of Commons Speaker for over ten years, having been elected to the role in 2009. He has…
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