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A minister has been criticised for suggesting that “many people” believe judges are biased about Brexit.
Kwasi Kwarteng said it is “fact” that people think judges are not impartial after a Scottish court ruled that suspending Parliament was illegal.
The business minister told the BBC’s Andrew Neil Show: “I’m not saying this, but, many people… are saying that the judges are biased.”
Ex-Lib Dem leader Sir Menzies Campbell said the comments were “ill-judged”.
Mr Kwarteng, who campaigned for Brexit in 2016, told Andrew Neil that there was concern about the extent to which judges are “interfering in politics”.
He said: “I think that they are impartial, but I’m saying that many people, many Leave voters, many people up and down the