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UK parliament suspended again, this time until Monday

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By ITN News Editor October 9, 2019 12:50

UK parliament suspended again, this time until Monday

UK parliament was suspended, or prorogued, for a short period to launch its new legislative agenda.Johnson’s previous suspension of parliament was ruled as unlawful after critics argued that it was being used to prevent lawmakers from scrutinizing his Brexit plans, forcing parliament to reconvene amid angry scenes.That suspension had been due to last five weeks.But with parliament needing to be prorogued before any new legislative launch, known as a Queen’s Speech, the government requested a much shorter suspension, which is expected to last until Oct. 14.

ITN News Editor
By ITN News Editor October 9, 2019 12:50