British voters think Boris Johnson's parliament shutdown is 'unacceptable', poll shows
Parliamentary sittings to be suspended for five weeks as Brexit crisis heightenslike to receive updates on politics every morning by email Update newsletter preferences Liaison Committee member Hilary Benn said it was “extraordinary” that the PM was shutting down parliament “at the very moment when we need our elected MPs to be in the House of Commons holding the government to account” and said he had clearly not been “relishing the prospect” of having to justify his actions to the committee. Jeremy Corbyn condemned the suspension of the Commons as “disgraceful”. “Parliament should be sitting, parliament should be holding the government to account and the prime minister appears to want to run away from questions,” said the Labour leader. Meanwhile, Mr Bercow announced he will stand down as speaker on Brexit deadline day at the end of next month, effectively ensuring that his successor is elected before an election which is widely expected to produce a more Leave-leaning House of Commons that might have put a Brexit figurehead into the chair. Mr Johnson’s failure in his second attempt to secure a general election next month will deny him the opportunity to overturn legislation blocking no-deal on 31 October, which became law by receiving royal assent from the Queen just hours before the doors of Westminster were closed. It all but guarantees an election in late November, as opposition parties indicated they will move against the PM once the Brexit date has been put back. John Bercow to quit as speaker by October 31 Speaking in the Commons ahead of losing his bid for a general election, Mr Johnson insisted that he will not request an extension of the Article 50 negotiation. “I say to the opposition benches, if you really want a delay, then vote for an election and let the people decide if we delay again or not,” Mr Johnson told MPs. “If you refuse to do this, then I will go to Brussels on 17 October and negotiate our departure on 31 October – hopefully with a deal but without one if necessary. “I will not ask for another delay. The public have have had enough of the delectable disputations in this house and I must warn honourable members that their conduct has gravely undermined respect for this house and country.” Mr Corbyn said that if the PM resigned, the opposition would take over as a minority administration to extend Brexit talks to the end of January and then call a general election. Mr Johnson struck a defiant note during a visit to Dublin, saying: “I am absolutely undaunted by whatever may take place in parliament, because I think what the British people want us to do is to deliver a deal and to get on and take us out on 31 October.” He admitted that a no-deal outcome would be “a failure of statecraft” and said he would “overwhelmingly prefer” a deal. But in a strained press conference, Irish premier Leo Varadkar said the PM had so far failed to provide any alternatives to the controversial backstop arrangements to keep the border with Northern Ireland open. “We are open to alternatives, but they must be realistic ones, legally binding and workable, and we haven’t received such proposals to date,” said Mr Varadkar. The Taoiseach said he believed the EU27 would be ready to consider an extension to Brexit talks “if there is a good reason”, but added: “I think we would all prefer to have this resolved in October.” BMG Research questioned 1,504 British adults between 3 and 6 September. More about Read more: The Independent
Considering your normal output and position No way would any trust be attached to a ' poll ' that you'd publish Bull I wouldn’t be surprised if BorisJohnson allowed a boarder in the Irish Sea. He doesn’t need the DUP anymore Ah yes polls. Remind us how they work?
Benjamin Netanyahu: 'I met Boris Yeltsin...I mean Boris Johnson'The Israeli PM had been reporting back on his meeting with his British counterpart when he made the gaffe in front of journalists. Hahahahaha😂 Boris denominator Sleeper agent. lol You lot are scraping the barrel. Not in the slightest bit ‘news’.
Israeli PM wrongly refers to Boris Johnson as Boris YeltsinBenjamin Netanyahu’s office clumsily tries to edit out mix-up over former Russian leader’s name LOL, well.. both alcoholic clowns in favor of the west. not bad both I'll take that swap They’re nothing alike.... Yeltsin was the coherent one!
Israeli Prime Minister accidentally calls Boris Johnson Boris YELTSINThe blunder, which was made on Sunday during a Cabinet meeting, was clumsily covered up with another clip of Netanyahu saying Boris Johnson's name. To be fair, I do it all the time Heck, it’s better than what Biden would have said.
Israel's prime minister mistakenly calls Boris Johnson 'Boris Yeltsin' during cabinet meetingAn awkward video has emerged of the Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu completely mistaking Boris Johnson for another Boris, that being the former Russian president Boris Yeltsin. In an Genius! lol
Boris Johnson’s brother Jo quit the Government after his wife told him 'It’s me or Boris'BORIS Johnson’s brother quit the government after his wife told him: “It’s me or Boris.” Sources close to the family say Jo Johnson’s wife Amelia Gentleman put pressur… FAKE news AGAIN That is woman power!!👍 well looking at her i would choose Boris
Boris Johnson 'sabotage' letter to EU 'would break law'PM’s reported plan to persuade EU to reject request for article 50 extension would be illegal, says ex-supreme court judge Serious question joswinson jeremycorbyn IanBlackfordMP Anna_Soubry CarolineLucas would it not be time and your duty to remove a rogue PM who is trampling our democracy down with a vote of no confidence NOW? Put your differences aside and safe our democracy and country the most effective political affair leads everyone to the 'political question'; can you still waste time pulling back? Bah. The absolute state of the double standards applied to Tories and Labour. If Jezza had even joked about it, they could crucify him.