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UK: Protesters outside Parliament await election vote

United Kingdom, London
September 09, 2019 at 23:27 GMT +00:00 · Published

Demonstrators protested outside Parliament in London on Monday as MPs are expected to again reject government calls for a snap election.

A car carrying Prime Minister Boris Johnson was filmed leaving the House of Commons, after speaking to the chamber before it is prorogued until October 14.

"I think it's shocking, I mean, to suspend our representatives, that's what the MPs are, they are the people that we chose to go into this place and argue for us", said Morris.

"To suspend that cause you are trying to force something, that's not the act of a democrat, that's the act of a dictator", he added.

Brexiteer Kevin maintained that the prime minister was acting "within the law".

Johnson later returned for a debate over a new election. Opposition MPs confirmed they would not back a new poll, insisting that a law blocking a no-deal Brexit be implemented first.

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Demonstrators protested outside Parliament in London on Monday as MPs are expected to again reject government calls for a snap election.

A car carrying Prime Minister Boris Johnson was filmed leaving the House of Commons, after speaking to the chamber before it is prorogued until October 14.

"I think it's shocking, I mean, to suspend our representatives, that's what the MPs are, they are the people that we chose to go into this place and argue for us", said Morris.

"To suspend that cause you are trying to force something, that's not the act of a democrat, that's the act of a dictator", he added.

Brexiteer Kevin maintained that the prime minister was acting "within the law".

Johnson later returned for a debate over a new election. Opposition MPs confirmed they would not back a new poll, insisting that a law blocking a no-deal Brexit be implemented first.

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