The Prime Minister intends to prorogue Parliament from Tuesday, paving the way for a Queen’s Speech on 14 October as originally planned.
Boris Johnson needs a new suspension if he is to outline his legislative programme for the next session of Parliament.
The Supreme Court ruled the Prime Minister’s five-week prorogation as the Halloween Brexit deadline loomed was unlawful because it frustrated or prevented Parliament from its duties, in part because of its duration.
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Mr Johnson has said he wants Parliament to be prorogued again on Tuesday to prepare for a Queen’s Speech the following week.
Downing Street said: “The Prime Minister has been consistently clear that he wants to set out a fresh legislative programme in a Queen’s Speech.
“He therefore intends to request that the current session of Parliament be prorogued from the evening of Tuesday 8 October, with a Queen’s Speech on Monday 14 October.”
Number 10 said these timings would mean Parliament is prorogued for the shortest time possible to enable all the necessary logistical preparations for a State Opening to be undertaken, including those done by the House Authorities.
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Mr Johnson said: “I want to deliver on the people’s priorities. Through a Queen’s Speech, the government will set out its plans for the NHS, schools, tackling crime, investing in infrastructure and building a strong economy.
“We will get Brexit done on 31 October and continue delivering on these vital issues.”
With the PM having lost any semblance of a Commons majority, it is unlikely MPs would back his legislative agenda. But a new Queen’s Speech would allow him to set out his stall for an anticipated general election.