Jacob Rees-Mogg has said that the Boris Johnson does not need to apologise to the Queen over the prorogation of parliament.
In August Rees-Mogg travelled to Balmoral with the privy counsel to instruct the Queen to suspend parliament for five weeks.
Last week the Supreme Court ruled that the suspension was “unlawful” and there was no “reasonable justification” for Johnson to have the Queen advised to prorogue parliament.
Rees-Mogg told the Daily Telegraph, “I don’t think the government did anything wrong.
“I don’t think the advice was wrong. I don’t think anybody would have thought it was wrong until the Supreme Court ruled as it did.
“The attorney general thought it was proper advice. It is perfectly proper and reasonable to do things that then a court takes a different view of – that’s how many decisions are come to.
“So, I don’t think there’s any requirement for an apology.”
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