Outrageous to suspend parliament in October over no-deal Brexit – minister

Britain’s Secretary of State for Justice David Gauke speaks to the media outside the Cabinet Office as talks over Brexit continue, in London, Britain April 8, 2019. REUTERS/Peter Nicholls

LONDON (Reuters) – It would be outrageous for parliament to be suspended in October ahead of a potential no-deal Brexit, a possible tactic by Boris Johnson, the frontrunner to succeed Theresa May as Prime Minister, Britain’s justice minister said on Thursday.

Sky News reported on Tuesday that Johnson is considering holding the Queen’s Speech, in which the prime minister lays out his policy programme, in November.

That means lawmakers would be sent home two weeks earlier, hindering

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