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Boris Johnson slapped down by courts
« on: September 24, 2019, 08:21:10 am »
BoJo just got a bollocking! Today is a good day.

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Re: Boris Johnson slapped down by courts
« Reply #1 on: September 24, 2019, 09:03:28 am »
Now it just remains to be seen whether the government will do anything with the time they got or if they'll just let the BREXIT go through?
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Re: Boris Johnson slapped down by courts
« Reply #2 on: September 24, 2019, 10:58:05 pm »

Johnson also said that he might just suspend Parliament again.

Corbyn wants Johnson to call an election, but under the Fixed-term Parliaments Act, that can only happen if there's a no-confidence vote in Johnson's government (he doesn't have a working majority, remember) or if there's a two-thirds vote in favour of calling an election... and Labour abstained on the last such vote.
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