Brexit: Court of Session declares advice to prorogue Parliament unlawful

The First Division of the Inner House of the Court of Session (The Lord President, Lord Brodie and Lord Drummond Young) has allowed the petitioners’ reclaiming motion in Cherry v Advocate General for Scotland, concluding unanimously that it would “make an Order declaring that the Prime Minister’s advice to HM the Queen and the prorogation which followed thereon was unlawful and is thus null and of no effect”.

Following is the official summary of the Opinion: Continue reading