This is highly recommended for those interested in the possibility that the new U.K. Prime Minister (presumably Boris Johnson) could suspend Parliament in order to authoritatively enact a hard no-deal Brexit. Thank you, Gogwit!
My friend The Secular Jurist requested, quite rightly, further information upon which to form a judgement, in the form of questions.
Rather than repeat the words of those whose wisdom I have sought, I will provide links to sources rather more authoritative than I am. I hope that the following will provide a degree of enlightenment on this vexed topic.
Please read one, or some, or all these pieces. I think that one will find that they all point in the same direction; namely, that while proroguing Parliament is an annual event to tidy and reset the process of government, proroguing Parliament for the purpose of pushing through primary legislation of a contentious nature is a rare occurrence, one that pushes against the boundaries of the unwritten constitution underpinning the process and procedure of legislature in the United Kingdom.
Since everything in…
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