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SNP MPs Walk Out During PMQs After Ian Blackford Kicked Out By Speaker

The entire cohort of SNP MPs walked out of the Commons on Wednesday after their Westminster leader, Ian Blackford, was expelled for challenging speaker John Bercow during PMQs. Blackford was repeatedly told to take his seat after he demanded a vote on the House sitting in private, after Theresa May refused to bring forward emergency legislation on her Brexit plans. The SNP claim the EU Withdrawal Bill opens the door for a Westminster power grab which takes away from the Scottish Parliament and undermines devolution. Many are also furious Scottish MPs were given...


Published By: huffingtonpost - Wednesday, 13 June