Prime Minister’s Decision To Prorogue Parliament Ruled Unlawful

Prime Minister’s Decision To Prorogue Parliament Ruled Unlawful


CategoryNews Author Deok Joo Rhee QC, Catherine Dobson Date

The Supreme Court has unanimously held (11-0) that Boris Johnson’s decision to advise Her Majesty to prorogue Parliament for five weeks was unlawful.

Deok Joo Rhee QC and Catherine Dobson acted on behalf Baroness Chakrabarti, the Shadow Attorney General.

The judgment is available online here.

Further information about the challenge, including written submissions, are available on the Supreme Court website.


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