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Boris Johnson wanted to 'silence' parliament to 'further his political aims'

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Published on Sep 17, 2019

The highest court in the land is hearing the most important constitutional law case in decades. The question the judges must consider is who is right - Boris Johnson or Parliament?

Did the Prime Minister break the law when he advised the Queen to suspend Parliament for five weeks?

Mr Johnson was accused of abusing his power to silence MPs. But the Government's lawyer said it was a political decision and not a matter for lawyers.

Sky's home editor Jason Farrell has this report.

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