Supreme court hears claim Boris Johnson's abuse of prorogation worst by PM in 50 years – live news

Rolling coverage of the day’s political developments, including day one of the supreme court hearing to decide on claims the suspension of parliament was unlawfulJo Swinson’s speech to Lib Dem conference – liveJohnson’s suspension of parliament...

Supreme court hears claim Boris Johnson's abuse of prorogation worst by PM in 50 years  – live news

Rolling coverage of the day’s political developments, including day one of the supreme court hearing to decide on claims the suspension of parliament was unlawful

Back in the supreme court Lord Keen says parliament anticipated this autumn that it would be adjourned after the September sitting. That is why it passed the Benn act quickly, he suggests.

Here is my colleague Peter Walker’s story about Jo Swinson’s speech at the Lib Dem conference. Swinson is still speaking, but the text has been released to reporters in advance.

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