UK PM Johnson seeks legal advice on five-week parliament closure – The Observer

French President Emmanuel Macron welcomes Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson as he arrives for a banquet during the G7 summit in Biarritz, France, August 24, 2019. REUTERS/Carlos Barria

LONDON (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has asked his attorney general whether parliament can be shut down for five weeks from Sept. 9 in what appears to be an attempt to stop lawmakers forcing a further extension to Brexit, The Observer reported. An email from senior government advisers to an adviser in Johnson’s […]

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