Dr Sarah Ingham is a member of Kensington, Chelsea and Fulham Conservative Association.
“We’re not at court to ask the court to jail Boris Johnson.”
Another day, another legal action by Joanna Cherry – this time to require the Prime Minister to comply with the so-called Benn Act and seek an extension to avoid leaving the EU without a deal. Despite her denial, the prospect of the Downing Street One being banged up is probably the only part of the process that most of the electorate can relate to.
‘Justiciable.’ Less than a month ago many voters are likely to have googled or reached for the dictionary to check the exact definition. Thanks to Cherry and more than 70 other MPs dragging judges into the toxic swamp that is politics today, the electorate is now aware it means ‘subject to trial in a court of law’.
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