He adds that Johnson has reiterated that the United Kingdom will leave the EU on October 31st “avec ou sans accord”, despite Benn’s Act.
WATCH: For the prorogation. “The history of the power to prorogue supports the fact that it has been used for political purposes”
The essence of the Government’s take on the legality of its decision – which has seen action claiming otherwise in lower courts.
WATCH: Against the prorogation. “No Prime Minister has abused his powers in the way in which we allege in at least the last 50 years”
Lord Pannick sets out the core case of Gina Miller et al against the Government in today’s legal proceedings before the Supreme Court.
The Lib Dem leader argues in her set-piece conference speech that “there is no Brexit that would be good for our country”.
“People, including those watching this programme, will have to decide how much blame to put on me.”
WATCH: Johnson in Luxembourg 3) He suggests that there will be a deal because the EU has “had a bellyful of all this stuff”
“They’re fed up…they’ve now delayed twice before – to achieve what is completely unclear to me.”
WATCH: Johnson in Luxembourg 2) “I don’t think it would have been fair to its Prime Minister”, he says of enduring the barracking
He adds that “there would have been a lot of noise”. Was he set up by his hosts to be booed and heckled?
WATCH: Johnson in Luxembourg 1) He cancels a press conference. The country’s Prime Minister empty-podiums him
Xavier Bettel insists on proceeding with the event in the open air in front of a crowd of demonstrators.
The latest in Johnson’s social media game – a casual, chatty take on last week, made direct from an airplane seat. Expect more.
“Everybody can see that we are stuck that Brexit is in a mess and that there needs to be a way out of that.
“The referendum has happened. We’ve all moved on. And we are now working to deliver that referendum mandate.”
“There’s extensive talks been happening at a technical level and also at a political level.”
“I resigned from a Ministerial job because of Brexit…the stark reality I had to face is that the Conservatives are in a different place.”
“I’m of the view and have always been of the view that remaining in the EU is that better option.”
“I think he’s come down on Parliament’s side, and it’s been a very conflicted time…he’s tried to make the Government accountable to Parliament.”