Parliamentary sovereignty and the politics of prorogation

Document type
Report
Author(s)
Ekins, Richard
Publisher
Policy Exchange
Date of publication
16 September 2019
Subject(s)
Legislation
Collection
Social welfare
Material type
Reports

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This paper addresses the question of whether the Supreme Court should rule that the Government’s advice to Her Majesty to prorogue Parliament was unlawful. It argues that the prerogative power to prorogue Parliament is not subject to judicial control.

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