The Brexit Debate Plumbs New Depths As Boris Johnson Sparks Fury

Sep 26, 2019, 04:59 PM

As the Supreme Court ruled Boris Johnson's prorogation of parliament unlawful and Labour's factions split over what to do, Westminster reconvened in some of the most heated and lowest debates seen in the chamber.

After the Supreme Court’s ruling that Boris Johnson’s prorogation of parliament was unlawful, MPs returned to Westminster. The debate however immediately descended into what will go down as one of parliament’s lowest moments, with Johnson accused of inflammatory language by friends of murdered MP Jo Cox. Is Brexit not really about Brexit anymore and more about something else?

Outside Westminster, Labour’s party conference in Brighton was dogged by splits. Does it look like a party ready to govern?

Brexit and parliamentary expert at the Institute for Government, Maddy Thimont Jack and Director of the UK In A Changing Europe’s Anand Menon join Arj and Paul to discuss the week.

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