24 September 2019

The United Kingdom Supreme Court unanimously judged that the government’s prorogation of Parliament had been unlawful.

In plain terms, Lady Hale pronounced the judgment of the Court,
which named for what it was a plot, a liar’s cunning wheeze,
a ‘practice to deceive’. Perhaps — but privately — she thought
that ‘scurvy politicians’ don’t come scurvier than these.