Boris Johnson rings the Queen from New York after Supreme Court ruling

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A Administration source said the Prime Minister spoke to the Queen from the UN Across the board Assembly in New York but refused to say if he apologised to her. Mr Johnson also had a 30-minute a call call with his Cabinet to update them.

It comes after the Pre-eminent Court ruled Mr Johnson’s advice to the monarch to prorogue Parliament was illicit in a major blow to his Brexit strategy.

Announcing the result, the court’s president Lady Healthy said the Government’s advice to the Queen to prorogue Parliament was unlawful because “it had the effectiveness of frustrating or preventing the ability of Parliament to carry out its constitutional functions without well-grounded justification”.

She said the prolonged suspension of parliamentary democracy took give in the “quite exceptional circumstances” of the UK’s impending exit from the EU on October 31.

She added: “Parliament, and in specific the House of Commons as the elected representatives of the people, has a right to a voice in how that metamorphose comes about.

“The effect upon the fundamentals of our democracy was extreme.”

See through the result, Commons Speaker John Bercow announced that MPs would revert to Westminster on Wednesday with the House sitting at 11.30am.

The devastating for the most part prompted demands for the Prime Minister to quit.

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn powered it had shown Mr Johnson’s “contempt for democracy” and his “abuse of power”.

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He broke: “I have the utmost respect for our judiciary, I don’t think this was the right ruling, I think that the prorogation has been used for centuries without this affectionate of challenge.

“I think the most important thing is we get on and deliver Brexit on October 31, and without doubt the claimants in this case are determined to frustrate that and to stop that.

“I call to mind a consider it would be very unfortunate if Parliament made that objective which the people be more difficult but we will get on.”

The Supreme Court ruling arose out of fork legal challenges in England and Scotland, in which leading judges reached another conclusions.

The High Court in London found the prorogation was “purely governmental” and not a matter for the courts.

But the Court of Session in Edinburgh ruled it was unlawful because it was for “the unfitting purpose of stymieing Parliament”.

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