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Boris Johnson ‘could be jailed’ for contempt of court

Prime Minister Johnson could go to prison if he refuses to delay Brexit, the former Director of Public Prosecutions has said. Lord MacDonald, 66, said today that should Johnson decide to ignore a bill which prevents a No Deal exit he could face prosecution. This is because, should Johnson ignore the bill, he could be found in contempt of court. Asked...

Prime Minister to shut down parliament insisting No Deal would be failure

Prime Minister Boris Johnson is to shut down Parliament tonight after the second crunch vote on whether to have a general election. It means there will not be another Commons vote until after the five-week shutdown, meaning there won't be an election until November at the earliest. The move is a hammer-blow for Remainers who launched two separate legal bids to...