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I fear this is a move that the Government will come to regret

Aug 29, 2019 - The Daily Telegraph (London)

Is Boris Johnson's decision to ask the Queen to suspend Parliament for a few weeks really a "coup" or "constitutional outrage"? Hardly. A tactical use of long--established rules is a more accurate description. Many Brexiteers will support him for acting decisively, in an attempt to stymie the anti--democratic efforts of parliamentary Remainers. But I can't help worrying that we may come to regret it.

One day he, or another Tory, might find themselves sitting in the Leader of the Opposition...