How Boris’s week in Westminster shapes up TODAY: Boris Johnson is holding the first meeting of his new Cabinet.The Speaker will be formally elected – with Lindsay Hoyle expected to be installed without a vote. The process of swearing in all 650 MPs – apart from Sinn Fein who don’t take their seats – will begin, and take two days.THURSDAY: Queen’s Speech sets out the government’s legislative programme. FRIDAY: The Commons sits formally and the government will put forward the EU Withdrawal Bill for its second reading vote. Boris Johnson gathered his new ‘people’s Cabinet’ today after sending an emphatic message to Brussels that he will not countenance any further delays to Brexit. The PM and his top team met in Downing Street after it was revealed that withdrawal legislation is being amended to rule out any extension of the transition period beyond December 2020. Mr Johnson said the Tory victory in the election was ‘seismic’ and he was determined to lead a ‘people’s government’. ‘The voters of this country have changed this government and our party for the better, and we must repay their trust now to change our country for the better,’ he said. He added: ‘You ain’t seen nothing yet.’ Mr… Read full this story
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