What options are open to the King?

The nation is on tenterhooks. The Prime Minister has resigned. He has been reappointed an 'interim PM'. No coalition can be formed. What will the King do? What options are before His Majesty? Currently, the King is interviewing every MP personally. He wants to determine each one's stand. Will this MP support the one coalition or the other? Does the MP think a snap poll is inevitable? Is ...

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Can the courts stop a prime minister from suspending Parliament? [Part-1: Johnson prorogues Parliament]

They can – as did the UK Supreme Court on 24 Sept 2019. The Court ruled that the PM Johnson’s advice to the Queen to suspend (‘prorogue’) Parliament had been unlawful. The Court declared that Parliament could resume its work. This case is historic. The effect of this case will be felt for centuries. Why? Read on ...

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