Brexit timetable: Key dates up to UK’s planned exit on October 31st

Boris Johnson’s move to suspend parliament has set in train countdown to Brexit

 A protester depicting British prime minister Boris Johnson outside the gates of Downing Street on Wednesday. Photograph: Will Oliver/EPA

A protester depicting British prime minister Boris Johnson outside the gates of Downing Street on Wednesday. Photograph: Will Oliver/EPA

 

September 3rd

MPs return to Commons after the summer break. Big question for Boris Johnson’s opponents: do they legislate to stop a no-deal Brexit or move a vote of no confidence to try to topple him?

September 9-10th

Parliament suspended – or prorogued – ahead of the Queen’s Speech on October 14. Party conference season starts.

October 14th

MPs return to Westminster for Queen’s Speech.

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October 17-18th

European Council, Brussels. The crucial moment when it becomes clear if Johnson intends to take Britain out of the EU with a deal or no deal.

October 21-22nd

Johnson promises MPs votes on Brexit strategy. Time is running out for MPs to vote down the government if a no-deal exit is imminent.

October 26-27th

MPs could work through the weekend to enact a revamped version of Theresa May’s withdrawal treaty – if Johnson has negotiated a deal in Brussels.

October 31th

Johnson’s “do or die” Brexit day.

November 7th

Downing Street is eyeing this date for a possible “the people versus parliament” general election, if MPs succeed in stopping Brexit. – Copyright The Financial Times Limited 2019

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