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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.

M/S UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson leaving, London

M/S Journalists and protesters behind fence

W/S Protesters

M/S Protester outside Parliament

M/S Protesters arguing

*UPSOUND* protester: "We voted to leave, but we didn't vote to leave without a deal."

*UPSOUND* protester: "Do me a favour, please don't come, come up with something concrete."

M/S Protesters outside Parliament next to Police van

C/U Police officers

SOT, Morris: "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. 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. I'm really appalled."

W/S Protesters outside Parliament

SOT, Kevin: "He's saying it's disgusting what Boris is doing, he is actually within the law, he is doing it, he's gone to the Queen and she sanctioned it, to suspend Parliament. So how come they say, he's gone against democracy?."

C/U Pin reading 'Without a doubt I'm voting out'

W/S UK Parliament

W/S Journalists

W/S Journalists on College Green

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