Supreme Court Poised to Rule Against Boris Johnson, Say Legal Experts
Boris Johnson would have no option but to recall MPs to #Westminster
if the supreme court rules he misled the #Queen
, senior legal sources told the Observer yesterday.
There is a growing belief in the legal community that the court will find against the government when it hands down its momentous verdict on Johnson’s decision to #prorogue
The prospect of the court finding against the prime minister has left the UK heading towards a “constitutional eruption of volcanic proportions”, according to another senior legal figure who asked not to be named. He said he also believed the case would go against the government.
Before the case, few thought the court would determine that Johnson’s advice to the Queen to suspend parliament for five weeks would be found unlawful. But over the course of the three-day hearing opinion has dramatically shifted
Framing of verdict on prorogation of parliament may set off ‘constitutional eruption of volcanic proportions’www.theguardian.com