"The power to prorogue
is a prerogative power and the Prime Minister had the vires (powers) to advise the sovereign as to its exercise."
Brother and sister Liz and John Spencer, from Billingham, arrived at the midday event clutching a specially designed poster portraying Boris Johnson and cabinet colleagues as the "ProRogues
" of Parliament.
Great gran Kitty Grove-Stephenson, 87, was one of 200 to protest against Boris Johnson's move to prorogue
As of yesterday morning, 1.5 million people across the UK had signed the Do Not Prorogue
Parliament petition with 120,000 signatures coming from Scotland.
The petition on Parliament's website amassed the 100,000 signatures required to be considered for debate by MPs less than three hours after the Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced his plan to prorogue
Parliament in order to push through his new domestic agenda.
The Prime Minister had previously he was "not attracted" to the idea of proroguing Parliament, two months before he decided to prorogue
But, under constitutional precedents, the Queen had no choice but to agree to Mr Johnson's demand to prorogue
Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- Over one million people signed a petition against suspending or dissolving the British parliament unless Brexit is cancelled or delayed, after UK PM Boris Johnson pushed to prorogue
In an official statement, the Privy Council confirmed that the queen had agreed to prorogue
- or suspend - Parliament no sooner than Sept.
"We are ready to go to court to test the legality of any attempt to prorogue
parliament," she said in a statement.
Article 54(3) of the Constitution says: 'On a requisition signed by not less than one-fourth of the total membership of the National Assembly, the speaker shall summon the National Assembly to meet, at such time and place as he thinks fit, within fourteen days of the receipt of the requisition; and when the Speaker has summoned the Assembly only he may prorogue
the Monsoon Session of Parliament, which was adjourned last month.
The Modi government played with rules to prorogue
Rajya Sabha in March since the original Presidential ordinance issued in December last year was to expire on April 5.
His comment came a day after the government decided to prorogue
the Rajya Sabha where the Land Acquisition Bill is stuck and re-promulgate Ordinance on the same as the earlier one lapses on April 5.