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Business of the House

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 4:20 pm on 1st April 2019.

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Photo of Jacob Rees-Mogg Jacob Rees-Mogg Conservative, North East Somerset 4:20 pm, 1st April 2019

What was it the late Earl of Beaconsfield said of Mr Gladstone, “A prolix rhetorician inebriated by the exuberance of his own verbosity”? I would not dream of saying such a thing about the right hon. Lady.

Let me return to the motion in hand, which is discourteous to you, Mr Speaker, does not allow sufficient time for debate—