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Boris Johnson's Request To Suspend Parliament Approved By Queen

Niall Colbert
Niall Colbert

4:13 PM - 28 Aug 2019



Britain's Queen Elizabeth has approved the government's request to suspend the House of Commons for over four weeks until the middle of October.

The British Prime Minister says it'll allow him to set out his plans when Parliament reopens.

The DUP - which props up his government - welcomes this.

But opposition MPs think it's really so Boris Johnson can push through a no-deal Brexit.

The value of the pound sterling has fallen since the announcement, as markets appear to be caught off-guard.

The currency tends to slip in value whenever investors think a no-deal looks more likely.



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