This is the fourth in a series of updates outlining key developments which have taken place across the EU institutions. Each week, the EU27 Bulletin will update you on institutional proposals, major policy speeches by EU leaders and decisions adopted by EU institutions. We also look ahead to what developments may emerge over the coming week.
In a controversial move on Wednesday, 28 August 2019, Boris Johnson asked the Queen to suspend Parliament. This restricts the time which opposition MPs had hoped to use to legislate against a no-deal Brexit and sparked a number of reactions in the UK. This blog examines the process of proroguing Parliament and outlines the options for MPs ahead of 31 October Brexit deadline.