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Boris Johnson announces suspension of UK parliament

The move will reduce the amount of time MPs have to try to block a no-deal Brexit.

LONDON — The queen approved a request by Boris Johnson Wednesday to suspend the U.K. parliament for almost a month in the run-up to Brexit.

  • Émilio Casalicchio
  • Politico

The House of Commons will be suspended on a date between September 9 and September 12, then be opened again on October 14, according to a document from the privy council, an advisory body to the queen made up mainly of MPs and…

Johnson said in a letter to all Conservative MPs that the reason for the suspension is that he wants to present a

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