Queen Approves PM request to Suspend Parliament until October 14

The Queen has approved Boris Johnsons’s request to suspend parliament from September 9 until October 14, which will stop MPs from blocking a no-deal Brexit.

This is the date on which a new Queen’s Speech – detailing the legislation agenda of Mr Johnson’s administration – will be held.

The action will see parliament lose a number of sitting days prior to the UK’s scheduled departure from the EU on October 31.

Ased if he was denying opposition MPs the time to stop a no deal Brexit, the Prime Minister said ” No that is completely untrue. we are bringing forward a new legislative programme on crime, hospitals, making sure we have the education funding we need.”

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