Over 1.2 million sign petition against suspending Parliament

More than one million people have signed a petition calling on Boris Johnson not to suspend Parliament amid growing anger over the decision.

The petition on Parliament’s website amassed the number required less than three hours after Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced he planned to prorogue Parliament in order to push through his new domestic agenda.

Any petition that secures 10,000 signatures is guaranteed a government response and 100,000 names see the petitions committee consider it for debate by MPs.

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