Monday 23 September 2019

Parliament to be prorogued at close of business today - Downing Street confirms

Prime Minister Boris Johnson (Andrew Milligan/PA)
Prime Minister Boris Johnson (Andrew Milligan/PA)
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Parliament will be prorogued at the close of business today, Downing Street has confirmed.

This means the session of parliament will be discontinued until at the Queen's Speech, expected on October 14.

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson's spokesperson said the UK government will not seek a Brexit extension.

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