August 28, 2019 / 1:10 PM / 18 days ago

Corbyn writes to Queen over parliament suspension

FILE PHOTO: Britain's opposition Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn speaks during a rally calling for a general election in London, Britain July 25,2019. REUTERS/Simon Dawson/File Photo

LONDON (Reuters) - The leader of the opposition Labour Party Jeremy Corbyn has written to Queen Elizabeth to express grave concern about Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s plan to suspend parliament until Oct. 14th, a party source said on Wednesday.

Corbyn also requested a meeting with the Queen.

Another smaller opposition party, the anti-Brexit Liberal Democrats, said they had also written to the Queen to express their concerns.

Reporting by William James; editing by Kate Holton

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