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Watch: John Bercow burns Philip Hammond

11 December 2018

12:06 PM

11 December 2018

12:06 PM

John Bercow gave Labour MPs a helping hand in the Commons yesterday by making his thoughts known on the Government’s decision to delay a vote on Theresa May’s Brexit deal. The Speaker said the hold-up was ‘deeply discourteous’. But it seems he hasn’t stopped his mission of making life tricky for the Tories. Philip Hammond urged John McDonnell to vote for the PM’s withdrawal arrangement because it was the best that was on offer. But unfortunately for the Chancellor his remark teed up Bercow to take a pop at him:

‘It’s quite difficult to vote for something if there isn’t a vote’

Mr S thinks that Bercow does have a point…


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