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SNP MPs walk out of PMQs in 'Brexit power grab' protest

SNP MPs have walked out en masse from Prime Minister's Questions after their Westminster leader was thrown out of the chamber in a row with the Speaker.Ian Blackford refused to sit down when ordered to by John Bercow having asked for the Commons to sit in private.This was in protest at a lack of debate on what he said was a "power grab" in the EU Withdrawal Bill.It brought PMQs to a temporary halt as the Speaker consulted his officials on what to do next.Mr Bercow said MPs could vote on the request for a private sitting at the end of PMQs - but when Mr Blackford refused to sit back down he was suspended for the rest of the day's sitting.His fellow SNP MPs followed him out of the chamber.Live updates: MPs debate EU bill changes Prim ...
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