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MP tells Jo Swinson to ‘sit down love’ during her Brexit speech

MP tells Jo Swinson to 'sit down love' (Picture: UK Parliament)
Lib Dem chief Jo Swinson talking tonight (Picture: Parliament)

Jo Swinson MP was advised to ‘Sit down love’ as she made a speech on Brexit.

The Liberal Democrat chief had solely simply began talking during a debate on an early common election when she was advised to cease.

An unidentified male MP yelled at her to take her seat – although she ignored it.

Layla Moran MP tweeted: ‘Whoever advised @joswinson to “Sit down darling” or no matter was mentioned a) picked the unsuitable woman to mess with and b) is clearly an entitled sexist toad.’

She later clarified: ‘He mentioned “Sit down, love”. Still unclear who it was. It will be heard on the playback. I wasn’t within the chamber to see who.’

The sexist heckling prompted anger on Twitter, with one consumer writing: ‘I believe I heard a male MP name out,’sit down darling’, when Jo Swinson was making an attempt to converse. Whoever it was is a sexist dinosaur.

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‘What a fool he must be. And I’m sick of male MP’s making an attempt to use their louder voices to shout down feminine MPs.’

Jo Swinson didn’t reply to it instantly.

She confirmed her assist for the Conservative rebels who had the whip eliminated after they voted towards the Government on Tuesday evening.

Ms Swinson mentioned: ‘The way Conservatives who stuck to their principles and acted in the interest of the general public have been treated is shameful.’

The Liberal Democrats chief additionally accused the Prime Minister of getting no various plan.

Ms Swinson mentioned: ‘The Prime Minister’s response is that the passing of this Bill in some way messes up his plan – is he saying that he may solely get a very good deal by threatening a no-deal first?’

She added: ‘He knows there’s no such factor as an excellent deal and he’s frightened of getting came upon.

‘I don’t suppose anybody can accuse us of not being clear on the place we stand on Brexit.’

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