A LOCAL MP has come out in support of Prime Minister Boris Johnson's plans to prorogue Parliament in mid-September.

The Queen approved the PM's plans to temporarily close Parliament at some point between September 9 and 12, lasting until the official State Opening of Parliament on October 14.

However, this will mean that MPs will only have a limited amount of time to debate, and potentially block, a no-deal Brexit if no deal is formed with the EU.

Kit Malthouse, Member of Parliament for North West Hampshire and currently a Home Office Minister, has labelled the news unsurprising.

"It shouldn't come as a surprise that a new government wants to get on with the important domestic issues like fighting crime and reforming the health service," he told the Gazette.

"There will still be plenty of time to debate Brexit, which has of course been debated endlessly already, notwithstanding the fact that the government has committed to leave the EU by the end of October come what may."

The legal default is that the UK is currently due to leave the EU on October 31.

This news comes a day after opposition MPs met, led by Leader of the Opposition Jeremy Corbyn, and agreed on tactics to avert a no-deal Brexit.

Other attendees included Liberal Democrat leader Jo Swinson, the SNP's Westminster leader Ian Blackford, Green MP Caroline Lucas, Plaid Cymru leader Adam Price.

Parliament will reconvene after summer recess on September 3, meaning there is a little over a week for any legislation to block a no-deal Brexit, including a potential vote of no confidence in the government, to go through.

Should a vote of no confidence pass, and no potential government is able to command the support of the House within 14 days, an immediate general election will be held.

A Queen's Speech is the chance for the government to outline its business for the new parliamentary session.

The currently parliamentary session is already the longest in 400 years after Theresa May's administration controversially opened a two-year session following the snap general election in 2017.

47 per cent of Brits believe that proroguing Parliament in the run up to Brexit is not acceptable, according to YouGov polling released on Thursday afternoon.

Meanwhile, only 27 per cent believed that it was acceptable.

However, 61 per cent of leave voters do think this is acceptable, whilst 73 per cent of remain voters think it isn't.

A source for Number 10 told the BBC: "It's time a new government and new PM set out a plan for the country after we leave the EU."