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Talking to media here Friday, he stated that the manner in which the parliament's session was prorogued today is an insult to the parliament adding that the incumbent Government has insulted the honour of people's vote by concluding the ongoing session without reaching on any decision regarding Kerry-Lugar.
ISLAMABAD -- The National Assembly's 32nd session, which started on May 9 was prorogued here on Friday after completion of its business.
ISLAMABAD, October 16, 2009 (Frontier Star): National Assembly Session on Friday was prorogued for an indefinite period of time without holding debate on the controversial Kerry Lugar Bill and NRO.
PESHAWAR -- The PTI-led provincial government failed to `pass the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Prevention of Conflict of Interest Bill, 2016 from the provincial assembly as the longest session of the house prorogued Monday.
QUETTA, August 23, 2011 (Balochistan Times): The Balochistan Assembly was prorogued on Monday after the session remained only for seven minutes.
"I promised that, if the Prime Minister prorogued Parliament in order to prevent Members from opposing his Brexit plans, I would seek judicial review of his action." - Former prime minister Sir John Major, after joining a legal case against the suspension of Parliament "Proroguing Parliament is an unprecedented affront to democracy.
"A substantive hearing is set to place for Friday September 6, before the first possible date parliament could be prorogued."
It said: "Parliament must not be prorogued or dissolved unless and until the Article 50 period has been sufficiently extended or the UK's intention to withdraw from the EU has been cancelled."
The UK Parliament will be prorogued as early as Monday, September 9 in a move which has been described as a "constitutional outrage" by the Speaker of the House of Commons, John Bercow.
However, a lawyer for the UK Government called on the judge to reject the request, as the Queen has already prorogued Parliament and there is "no reason" to have an interim decision on such an important matter.
In 2017, Parliament was prorogued for six days; in 2016, for five days; in 2015, for three days.
The petition, which was created by Mark Johnston on Parliament's website, states that Parliament should not be prorogued unless there is another extension of the Brexit deadline - or the idea of leaving the European Union is scrapped altogether.