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Brexit - Motion to Take Note

Part of the debate – in the House of Lords at 8:37 pm on 2nd October 2019.

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Photo of Lord Hamilton of Epsom Lord Hamilton of Epsom Conservative 8:37 pm, 2nd October 2019

The noble and learned Lord, Lord Goldsmith, is putting words in my mouth. I did not say anything improper. I just said that, considering the judiciary is completely divided on this issue, it was remarkable that all 11 members of the Supreme Court reached the same conclusion. The issue at heart was whether the business of proroguing Parliament was judiciary. The previous court had said it was not judiciary and the Supreme Court said it was. What has actually happened—