UK parliament suspension not a matter for judges, PM Johnson’s lawyer tells Supreme Court

A protester, wrapped in British Union Jack flag, is seen outside the Supreme Court of the United Kingdom, in London, Britain September 18, 2019. REUTERS/Hannah McKay

LONDON (Reuters) – Boris Johnson’s decision to suspend parliament is not a matter for judges and was not done for improper reasons, a lawyer for the prime minister said on Wednesday as he sought to persuade the British Supreme Court the five-week shutdown was lawful. Johnson asked Queen Elizabeth to prorogue, or suspend, parliament from […]

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