Boris DENIES lying to the Queen over Parliament shutdown and insist bitter Remainer claims are ‘absolutely not’ true

BORIS Johnson has denied lying to the Queen over the suspension of Parliament and insists claims are "absolutely not" true.

The PM has been accused of misleading Her Majesty through his ministers who gave advice which led to MPs not sitting for five weeks.


The accusations came after the Court of Session in Edinburgh said the prorogation was "unlawful".

In response, Boris said: "Absolutely not.

"The High Court in England plainly agrees with us but the Supreme Court will have to decide.

"We need a Queen's Speech, we need to get on and do all sorts of things at a national level."

The High Court in England plainly agrees with us but the Supreme Court will have to decide.

He added: "Parliament will have time both before and after that crucial summit on October 17th and 18th to talk about the Brexit deal.

"I'm very hopeful that we will get a deal, as I say, at that crucial summit. We're working very hard – I've been around the European capitals talking to our friends.

"I think we can see the rough area of a landing space, of how you can do it – it will be tough, it will be hard, but I think we can get there."

Yesterday a Downing Street source told The Sun that the Scottish judges were politically biased.

They said: "We note that last week the High Court in London did not rule that prorogation was unlawful. The legal activists choose the Scottish courts for a reason".


However, the PM denied that this was the opinion of No10.

He said: " I think the judiciary is one of the great parts of our constitution – they are independent.
“I’m not going to criticise the judges. I do think there are two different legal views, the High Court had a different opinion and the Supreme Court will adjudicate in a few days.

"It’s very important that I say that we respect the independence of the judiciary, they are learned people.

“There is a separation of power in this country, judges have their views and  there will be further adjudication by Supreme Court.

Mr Johnson made the comments as he visited NLV Pharos, a lighthouse tender, which is moored alongside HMS Belfast on the Thames for London International Shipping Week.

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