29 Aug 2019

Boris says still 'ample time' for MPs to debate Brexit

From Morning Report, 7:10 am on 29 August 2019

In a dramatic move, Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson will suspend UK Parliament for a month - just as the country heads towards its Brexit deadline.

Mr Johnson insists this will still leave "ample time" for MPs to debate Brexit, but opposition MPs say it's a tactic to block debate and force through a no-deal Brexit. RNZ correspondent in London Olly Barratt has the details.