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MP Chi Onwurah is holding a 'People's Parliament' in Newcastle after accusing Boris Johnson of "silencing Parliament in Westminster". The Labour shadow minister said the shutdown of Parliament was "preventing her doing her job and raising the issues her constituents care about". Ms Onwurah, MP for Newcastle Central , is inviting people to a 'People's Parliament' at Newcastle's Northern Stage on September 29 - the same day as the start of the Conservative Party conference. She says "all are welcome" to share their views on the prorogation, Brexit , and what they think Parliament should be talking about over the coming weeks. Read More. Mr Johnson has sent MPs packing by suspending Parliamen... Full story

12 September