UK's Raab says suspending parliament is lawful and proper
30 Aug 2019
Britain's Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab arrives to the informal meeting of EU foreign ministers in Helsinki, Finland on Friday. Reuters/ Markku Ulander
British foreign minister Dominic Raab said on Friday accusations that his government’s suspension of parliament was a constitutional outrage were “nonsense.”
“The idea that it is some kind of constitutional outrage is nonsense, it’s actually lawful, it’s perfectly proper, there is precedent for it,” Raab told reporters when he arrived for talks with his EU peers in Helsinki.