Boris Johnson laughed at in Commons after moaning about closure of police station under policy he introduced


Written by : Jeff Farrell

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn mocked Boris Johnson during Prime Minister’s Questions when he highlighted a tweet from the foreign secretary criticising the closure of a London police station – which was shut down under a policy he himself introduced when Mayor of the city.

Mr Johnson took to the social media site to say he was “disappointed and mystified” by the decision to pull down the shutters on the station in Uxbridge, a decision he believed was made by London’s current Labour mayor Sadiq Khan.

Mr Corbyn drew a chorus of laughter in Parliament when he highlighted his comment.

“I’ve been following some of the tweets from some of her friends on the front bench over there and one quote says: ‘I’m very disappointed any mystified at Uxbridge police station’,” he told Theresa May.

As laughter erupted on his own benches and shouts rained down from Conservative MPs, Speaker John Bercow was forced to quieten Parliament to allow Mr Corbyn to continue.

Source and continue reading :

New Brexit Secretary Dominic Raab has some worrying views about workers’ rights

The former Housing Secretary does not believe in protecting agency workers or in some under-21s earning the minimum wage The new Brexit Secretary Dominic Raab has some worrying views on workers’ rights including scaling back the minimum wage. The Cabinet Minister, appointed by Prime Minister Theresa May to handle Brexit …

Sir Vince Cable ‘missed key Commons vote to attend meeting on new anti-Brexit party’

Sir Vince Cable missed a crucial vote on Brexit in the Commons this week because he was holding talks on the creation of a new centrist party, it has been claimed. The Sunday Times reports that the Lib Dem leader was attending a private dinner to discuss the idea of …

Jacob Rees-Mogg says UK is heading for no-deal Brexit

Hardline Brexiteer Jacob Rees-Mogg says ‘UK is heading for no deal Brexit… and there’s nothing to be scared of’ -Jacob Rees-Mogg has used his radio show to attack his party leader’s Brexit plan -The west country MP said it was likely Britain would crash out of the EU in March …