Blow for PM as judge rules Brexit case will not be dropped until Benn Act 'fully complied' with 21/10/2019
Scotland's highest court has rejected calls to dismiss a case looking into the legality of Boris Johnson's Brexit extension request from the EU.
Scotland's highest court is to consider whether Prime Minister Boris Johnson has fully complied with a law requiring him to ask for a Brexit delay.
Scotland's highest civil court has begun considering a legal bid to stop the UK government from passing its proposed EU withdrawal agreement.
Campaigners have argued the PM cannot be trusted to obey the law.
MPs opposed to a no-deal exit are worried the PM might try and bypass the Benn Act.
Government documents submitted to Scotland's highest civil court plunge prime minister's pledge to deliver Brexit "do or die" by October 31 into doubt.
Boris Johnson ‘to request delay from EU if he fails to strike deal by 19 October’, court hears 04/10/2019
Revelation comes after PM told Tory conference the UK was ‘coming out of the EU on 31 October, come what may’.
Boris Johnson will seek a Brexit extension from the EU if no withdrawal deal is reached by 19 October, government documents say.
Court asked to appoint official to deliver extension letter to Brussels if the prime minister refuses.
Lord Carloway says No 10 knew prorogation would stymie debate about PM’s Brexit plans.
Prospect podcast special: Jolyon Maugham QC on his legal fight against the prorogation of parliament 12/09/2019
The man leading the constitutional charge against Boris Johnson talks to Prospect about Brexit, the courts and what happens now.
The “distinguished”* legal expert DAVID ALLEN GREEN joins us to explain the consequences of the Scottish Court of Sessions’ bombshell ruling in a little extra Remainiacs for one week only.
Jessica Simor QC - When the Supreme Court hears this case it will be dealing with a finding of fact [2 mins] 11/09/2019
No. 10 Accused Of 'Disgraceful Slur' On Scottish Judges After Parliament Shutdown Ruled Unlawful 11/09/2019
Downing Street source told journalists "activists choose the Scottish courts for a reason".
Legal expert David Allen Green explained to James O'Brien why the government lost their court case on prorogation - and the reason why it happened is very revealing.
Boris Johnson’s decision to suspend the British parliament this week for five weeks was unlawful and should be annulled...
Scottish appeal court judges have declared Boris Johnson’s decision to suspend parliament in the run-up to the October Brexit deadline is unlawful.
Boris Johnson’s suspension of the UK Parliament is unlawful, Scotland’s highest civil court has ruled.
Decision on prorogation expected to now go to UK Supreme Court next week. MPs demand parliament be recalled.
'This is a huge thing': Labour Brexit chief Keir Starmer reacts to parliament suspension being ruled unlawful after being told of news while live on stage 11/09/2019
'It was obvious to everybody that shutting down parliament at this crucial time was the wrong thing to do'.
Scottish National Party MP calls for immediate recall of parliament.
A group of politicians are attempting to overturn a court ruling that Boris Johnson's plan to shut down parliament ahead of Brexit is legal.
Court of session in Edinburgh rejects attempt to prevent PM’s prorogation of Commons.