Skip to comments.Paul Flynn is thrown out of Commons for calling Philip Hammond a 'liar'
Posted on 09/18/2012 8:16:09 AM PDT by KeyLargo
Paul Flynn is thrown out of Commons for calling Philip Hammond a 'liar'
Paul Flynn has been suspended from the House of Commons after accusing defence ministers of 'lying' about events surrounding the deaths of soldiers in Afghanistan.
By Rosa Prince, Online Political Editor
3:42PM BST 18 Sep 2012
The Labour MP was ordered to leave the Chamber and suspended from the Commons for 24 hours after comparing statements given by Philip Hammond, the Defence Secretary, and his ministerial team to the First World War when "politicians lied and soldiers died".
John Bercow, the Speaker of the Commons, told the left-winger that he was behaving in a "grossly disorderly manner". Mr Hammond added that the claims were "scandalous".
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"politicians lied and soldiers died".
If that were the case here, congress would be empty.