The suspension of Parliament was sought in a “clandestine” manner and the “true reason” for the prorogation was to reduce the time available for scrutiny of Brexit, a senior Scottish judge said.
Court of Session
The Scottish Court of Session’s ruling that the prorogation of Parliament is unlawful has drawn a strong response from the nation’s newspapers.
Boris Johnson’s decision to suspend Parliament has been ruled “improper” and “unlawful” by three senior Scottish judges, who concluded it had been done with “the purpose of stymying Parliament”.
A hearing at Scotland’s highest civil court will on Friday continue to examine the planned prorogation of Parliament.
The supreme civil court in Scotland could be poised to release documents about the planned prorogation of Parliament.
An appeal is to go ahead against a ruling by a judge at Scotland’s highest civil court that Boris Johnson’s planned suspension of Parliament is lawful.
A judge at the highest civil court in Scotland has found Boris Johnson’s planned prorogation of Parliament is lawful.
A judge will announce his decision on whether Boris Johnson’s planned prorogation of Parliament is lawful, following claims the PM wants to limit MPs’ scrutiny and their attempts to stop a no-deal Brexit.
Scotland’s top law officer wants to intervene in the legal challenge to stop Parliament being suspended before the Brexit deadline to argue it would be an abuse of power.
Legal action to be heard at Scotland’s highest civil court aimed at stopping Boris Johnson’s ability to suspend Parliament has been brought forward “in the interest of justice”.
Opponents of Boris Johnson’s suspension of Parliament have been denied an interim interdict by a judge at Scotland’s highest civil court.
A lawyer has urged a court to step in and stop the suspension of Parliament, arguing it would prevent an “abusive” and “unconstitutional” use of government powers.
A legal bid seeking to prevent Prime Minister Boris Johnson from suspending Parliament has begun in Scotland’s highest civil court.
Boris Johnson has said that he expects negotiating a post-Brexit trade deal with the US to be a “tough old haggle”, but that he is confident Britain “will get there”.
Boris Johnson’s Brexit plans could be blown off course early next month after a judge agreed to fast-track a hearing on whether the Prime Minister can legally suspend Parliament to force through a no-deal exit.
A legal challenge to prevent Boris Johnson forcing through a no-deal Brexit by suspending Parliament has been allowed to proceed by the Scottish courts.
A cross-party group of politicians has launched legal action attempting to stop Boris Johnson forcing through a no-deal Brexit by suspending Parliament.
A cross-party group of parliamentarians is planning legal action in a Scottish court to rule out the suspension of the UK Parliament to force through a no-deal Brexit.
The Scottish Government acted unlawfully regarding sexual harassment complaints against former first minister Alex Salmond, Scotland’s highest civil court has ruled.
An Aberdeen businessman who sued one of Scotland’s largest law firms for £160 million has settled his claim for a “significant” sum.
A RAPIST who claimed that Aberdeen City Council breached his right to rehabilitation had his case against the authority thrown out.
AN APPEAL to build an extra 170 homes at a North-east site has been thrown out after a hearing at the Court of Session.