Supreme Court of the United Kingdom
The Supreme Court(Welsh: Y Goruchaf Lys; Scottish Gaelic: An Àrd Chùirt; Scots: The Supreme Coort; Irish: An Chúirt Uachtarach; sometimes colloquially referred to by the acronyms UKSC or SCOTUK) is the final court of appeal in the United Kingdom for civil cases, and for criminal cases from England, Wales and Northern Ireland. It hears cases of the greatest public or constitutional importance affecting the whole population.
- "the conduct of government by a Prime Minister and Cabinet collectively responsible and accountable to Parliament lies at the heart of Westminster democracy".
- Supreme Court: Lady Hale's statement on 'unlawful' Parliament suspension, 24 September 2019.