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Brexit: judge fast-tracks challenge to stop Johnson forcing no deal13 Aug 6:39am

Brexit: judge fast-tracks challenge to stop Johnson forcing no deal

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Hearing in Edinburgh to block suspension of parliament backed by more than 70 MPs A Scottish judge has fast-tracked a legal challenge backed by 75 MPs and peers to prevent Boris Johnson prorouging parliament to force through a no deal Brexit. The cross-party group, led by the Scottish National party MP Joanna Cherry QC, alleges it would be illegal and unconstitutional for the prime minister to suspend the Commons to prevent MPs blocking a no deal Brexit before 31 October.
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