U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson, who took office in July, says his plan to suspend Parliament in mid-September is a routine step bringing one legislative session to a close and allowing a new one to take up his policy agenda. Opponents, including some lawmakers in his own Conservative Party, say he’s trying to sideline Parliament as Britain approaches a deadline that could see the U.K. exit the European Union without a negotiated transition. Some are warning that a constitutional crisis could
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Publish date : 2019-08-31 15:04:30
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