Petition in the Court of Session to prevent Prorogation: latest

Yesterday, we reported that  a cross-party group of MPs led by Joanna Cherry QC MP had petitioned the Court of Session for declarator that the Prime Minister cannot close down Parliament in the run-up to 31 October 2019 in order to force through a No-Deal Brexit.

The BBC reports that Lord Doherty agreed this morning to hear arguments from both sides in September; Continue reading