Tue 24 Sep, 2019

Responding to the judgement of the Supreme Court that the Prime Minister’s decision to prorogue parliament was unlawful, void and of no effect, Scottish Greens Co-Leader Patrick Harvie MSP said: 

“In light of the clear judgement of the supreme court that the decision to prorogue parliament was unlawful, void and of no effect it’s clear that the Prime Minister and his Cabinet must resign immediately. Their reckless actions demonstrated complete contempt for parliamentary democracy. Parliament must be recalled at once in order to hold this out of control regime to account.” 

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