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Right. Off to Gina Miller and others v the PM at the High Court. This is the potentially major legal challenge to the PM's constitutional authority to prorogue Parliament. First task of the day: Write spelling of #proroguing on my hand.
Today's attempted challenge brought by Gina Miller, whose legal action clarified whether ministers or Parliament had the power to declare we were leaving the EU (in legalese, the Article 50 case), may be similarly complicated. I'll be tweeting away in plain English were possible.
Ms Miller's application is backed by Sir John Major (so it's a ex PM-on-PM legal battle), the shadow attorney general, Shami Chakrabarti and Scottish and Welsh governments.
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Not a #RemainerNow but a quick thread on Government ministers calling #Proroguing Parliament an outrage just a few weeks ago.

Will they now do the honourable thing and resign?

Do feel free to send any we miss.

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First it's Chancellor @sajidjavid, so how about it do you have any principles at all? #timetoresign

#StopTheCoup



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Second, how about Health Secretary @MattHancock, do you have any principles or is your job more important than credibility and your country?

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Today's turning out to be an interesting day in British politics. What is #Prorogation and what does it mean for the weeks ahead? A thread of some info from around the web:
This morning, Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced a Queen's speech on 14 October in a letter to MPs, which you can read here:
scribd.com/document/42350…
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