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U.K.: Queen Agrees to Suspend Parliament, Raising Specter of No-Deal Brexit

HeadlineAug 28, 2019

In Britain, the Queen has consented to Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s request to suspend Parliament, increasing the likelihood of a no-deal Brexit. Parliament will be closed from mid-September to mid-October, meaning lawmakers who oppose a no-deal exit from the European Union would have very limited time to pass legislation supporting any other measures. The U.K. is scheduled to leave the European Union on October 31.

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