BORIS Johnson has created a “war games” strategy which could involve creating new bank holidays in a daring bid to force through Brexit, it has been reported.
This comes as The Queen agreed to suspend Parliament in the run-up to the October 31 exit deadline thwarting Jeremy Corbyn’s plot to stop us leaving the EU.
But, according to BuzzFeed News, that controversial move was the opening gambit in a “meticulously constructed” plan aimed at eating up time and stopping rebel MPs from blocking a No Deal Brexit.
Here is the list of reported measures, devised by Prime Minister Johnson and his senior aides during a summer of “war-gaming”, which could be implemented to out-manoeuvre Remainers.
This comes as Boris is facing an anti-Brexit revolt after the monarch approved his request to suspend Parliament to stop Jeremy Corbyn’s plan to block a No Deal exit from the EU.
Her Majesty met with members of the Privy Council today at Balmoral and an order to prorogue Parliament between September 9 and October 14 was made this afternoon.
Protests have taken place outside Parliament this evening as Corbyn accused the PM of a ‘constitutional outrage’ and demanded a meeting with the Queen to urge her to U-turn on her decision.
Brexiteer and Lord of the Council Jacob Rees-Mogg, Baroness Evans and Mark Spencer MP were the three privy counsellors who met the Monarch today on behalf of the PM.
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