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Lichfield and Burntwood’s MP has said a decision by judges that Boris Johnson’s decision to prorogue Parliament was “a victory for the law but not for democracy”.
The Supreme Court said it was wrong for the Prime Minister to suspend the House of Commons for five weeks in the run-up to the Brexit deadline.
Eleven judges unanimously decided the move was unlawful.
Conservative MP Michael Fabricant said not delivering Brexit would go against the country’s democratic decision.
Lady Hale, the Supreme Court’s president, said the move to suspend Parliament had had an “extreme” impact on the fundamentals of the country’s democracy.
“The decision to advise Her Majesty to prorogue Parliament was unlawful because it had the effect of frustrating or preventing the ability of Parliament to carry out its constitutional functions without reasonable justification,” she said.