Prorogation: Supreme Court Judgment

Part of Attorney General – in the House of Commons on 3rd October 2019.

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Photo of Geoffrey Cox Geoffrey Cox The Attorney-General

My hon. Friend, as ever, from a background of practice in the law, feels, as I do, that those kinds of hearings—certainly US-style hearings—would be a regrettable step for us in our constitutional arrangements. The Government have no current plans to do so, but it is fair to say that the implications of the judgment and the continuing development of our constitutional arrangements will no doubt receive, properly, the intense scrutiny of this House.