Tuesday, May 01, 2012

Mother of Parliaments

Speaker of the UK House of Commons John Bercow during the raucous special Question and Answer with the PM over the handling of the News Corp. bid for BSkyB --

Order. Most questions have focused on the terms of the urgent question. I have sadly to tell the hon. Gentleman that that was a million miles away from it and does not require an answer. It was completely out of order. We will take another Member who, I am sure, will be in order—[Interruption.] Order. I do not require any sedentary chuntering in the background.