Gina Miller Joins Legal Fight To Stop Johnson’s Suspension Of Parliament

Gina Miller Joins Legal Fight To Stop Johnson’s Suspension Of Parliament

By Tony O'Riley-

Anti-Brexit campaigner Gina Miller has joined the legal fight to stop British prime minister, Boris Johnson from proroguing parliament. Miller(pictured) filed an urgent application for a legal challenge to stop Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s “cynical and cowardly” plan to prorogue parliament.

Her application came hours after the Queen approved the prime minister’s request to end the current parliamentary session in the second sitting week in September. Miller confirmed  she had instructed London firm Mishcon de Reya, and Blackstone Chambers’ Lord Pannick QC and Tom Hickman QC to make an urgent judicial review application.

Last month Miller  wrote to Johnson, requesting confirmation he would not advise the Queen to prorogue parliament, but Johnson has proceeded with plans he believes are in the best i9nterest of Brexit.

“Whilst prorogation is an acceptable UK constitutional practice, no prime minister in modern history has attempted to use it in such a brazen manner,” Ms Miller wrote on a fundraising website set up fund the urgent application to the high court for a judicial review.approval from Parliament. Miller is an accomplished business owner who founded the True and Fair Campaign in 2012, calling for an end to financial misconduct in the investment and pension industries. She also founded the True and Fair Foundation.

Speaking to BBC News, Ms Miller said the PM was “hijacking the Queen’s prerogative power” and using it for “unscrupulous means”.

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