A judge at Scotland’s highest civil court has said it would be “unprecedented” for an official to exercise powers to sign an Article 50 extension on behalf of Boris Johnson.
Scotland’s highest civil court is to hear arguments over whether the Prime Minister can be forced to extend Article 50.
Nicola Sturgeon has rejected claims the SNP’s manifesto plans could mean more austerity in an independent Scotland.
The Prime Minister has accepted he must send a letter requesting an Article 50 extension if no deal is agreed with Parliament by October 19, Scotland’s highest civil court has heard.
A decision is expected to be made on whether the Prime Minister can be forced by the courts to send a letter requesting an Article 50 extension.
A Liberal Democrat and SNP bid to give Boris Johnson his pre-Christmas election has been branded a “stunt” and a “gimmick” by senior Tories.
Legal action aimed at forcing the Prime Minister to send a letter requesting a Brexit extension has been dismissed, a court has ruled.
An appeal is to be launched against a dismissal of legal action aimed at forcing the Prime Minister to send a letter requesting a Brexit extension.
Jo Swinson has said the Liberal Democrats are in talks with other parties about standing aside in certain seats at the next general election to ensure that pro-remain candidates are elected.
Boris Johnson insisted that he will not delay Brexit, despite his lawyers saying he will comply with a law calling for the October 31 exit date to be postponed if there is no deal.