Parliament special session on a Saturday
UK parliament to hold special Saturday session on Brexit
Britain's government plans to hold a special sitting of parliament on October 19, whether or not Prime Minister Boris Johnson secures a Brexit deal with the European Union, a government source said on Wednesday.
Parliament passed a law to force Johnson to seek a Brexit delay if he fails to negotiate a new deal with the EU at a summit on October 17-18. Johnson has said he will abide by the law but has also stood firm in his pledge to lead Britain out of the EU on October 31 no matter what.
The source said it was likely that parliament would sit on Saturday, October 19, either way, depending on the usual procedures to approve an extra day of sitting. If no deal has been reached, the day could be used to hold a series of votes on possible ways forward.
— TRT News