Leaving the EU

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 12:47 pm on 12th February 2019.

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Photo of John Bercow John Bercow Speaker of the House of Commons, Chair, Speaker's Committee on the Electoral Commission, Chair, Speaker's Committee for the Independent Parliamentary Standards Authority, Chair, Commons Reference Group on Representation and Inclusion Committee 12:47 pm, 12th February 2019

There are plenty of precedents for that. I remember doing it once myself, and I remember a member of the shadow Cabinet, Tom Watson, once doing it out of deference to the Chair rather than out of deference to the person whom he had been attacking. That is enough.