Printer Friendly

Scotland civil court rules "unlawful" to suspension of UK parliament.

LONDON, Sept 11 (KUNA) -- Scotland's highest civil court has ruled on Wednesday that Boris Johnson's suspension of the UK Parliament is unlawful. A panel of three judges at the Court of Session found in favor of a cross-party group of politicians who were challenging the prime minister's move. The judges said Johnson was attempting to prevent Parliament holding the government to account ahead of Brexit. A UK government appeal against the ruling will be head by the Supreme Court in London next Tuesday. Opposition parties have called for Parliament to be immediately recalled, but government sources have told the BBC that the demands would be rejected. (end) mrn.mb

All KUNA right are reserved [c] 2019. Provided by SyndiGate Media Inc. ( Syndigate.info ).

COPYRIGHT 2019 SyndiGate Media Inc.
No portion of this article can be reproduced without the express written permission from the copyright holder.
Copyright 2019 Gale, Cengage Learning. All rights reserved.

Article Details
Printer friendly Cite/link Email Feedback
Publication:Kuwait News Agency (KUNA)
Geographic Code:4EUUK
Date:Sep 11, 2019
Words:123
Previous Article:UN Commission of Inquiry on Syria: Escalating violence caused massive damage to infrastructure.
Next Article:Kuwait strongly condemns Netanyahu's latest remarks.

Terms of use | Privacy policy | Copyright © 2019 Farlex, Inc. | Feedback | For webmasters