UK Government to suspend Parliament

(CNN)Boris Johnson’s government will prorogue, or suspend, Parliament at the end of Monday’s sitting, the Prime Minister’s official spokesperson has told journalists. Chief among the critics was John Bercow, the long-serving Speaker of House of Commons, who announced Monday that he would step down on October 31 — the day the UK is set to leave the European Union — unless an election is called before that date. If Johnson succeeds in securing an election, Bercow said he would stand …