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Boris Johnson asks Queen to suspend UK Parliament ahead of Brexit: Live updates – CNN International

The Queen has approved the order to suspend Parliament, a formal but necessary step of Boris Johnson’s plan.

The Privy Council, a body of senior politicians who act as the Queen’s official advisers, requested Wednesday that the Queen “prorogues,” or suspends, Parliament. The Queen is currently on holiday in Scotland.

According to a statement from the Privy Council, the Queen has approved the suspension of Parliament “no earlier than Monday 9th September and no later than Thursday 12th September” until October 14.

Here is the full statement.

Boris Johnson asks Queen to suspend UK Parliament ahead of Brexit: Live updates – CNN International

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