Public dismay as Mother of Parliaments in theatrical disarray?

The House of Commons, was in an unusual shambles last afternoon (21 February 2022) after the Scottish National Party (SNP) brought in an Early Day Motion demanding discussion and vote on “a complete and immediate ceasefire” in the Israel-Hamas war in Gaza. This was pitted against two other motions, one from the Opposition Labour and another from the Government, each highlighting different perspectives of the War in Gaza. The precedence of these motions was overruled by the Speaker of the House, Sir Lindsay Hoyle. MP’s of both sides of the House, walked out in protest. The Labour amendment on the …read more

Source:: SL Guardian English