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Jeremy Corbyn says he will try to 'politically stop' prorogation with legislation – live news

Labour leader says parliament will ‘legislate rapidly’ on Tuesday to prevent Boris Johnson forcing suspension

Downing Street has reacted to that on-air gaffe earlier by the defence secretary, Ben Wallace. He apparently “misspoke”:

No10 source: “The Defence Secretary misspoke and was not involved in discussions about the Queen’s Speech. The Queen’s Speech will allow us to set out an ambitious legislative programme to deliver on our domestic priorities." https://t.co/GFK0T8aud5

The Labour leader has said parliament will “legislate rapidly” on Tuesday, when it resumes, to prevent Boris Johnson from suspending parliament and stop a no-deal Brexit.

Speaking to Sky News, Corbyn said: “We will be back in parliament on Tuesday to challenge Boris Johnson on what I think is a smash-and-grab raid against our democracy.

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