Steerpike

Valerie Vaz demands Geoffrey Cox apologise for calling MPs ‘turkeys’

Valerie Vaz demands Geoffrey Cox apologise for calling MPs 'turkeys'
Text settings
Comments

There is no love lost between MPs in the Commons today following last night's fractious debate. But has one Labour MP gone a little too far in calling for her opposite number to say sorry?

Shadow Commons leader Valerie Vaz took to her feet this afternoon to ask Geoffrey Cox to ‘come to the House to apologise’. The reason? For ‘calling us turkeys’, Vaz told the Commons. Mr S. remembers hearing worse in the school playground...

Written bySteerpike

Steerpike is The Spectator's gossip columnist, serving up the latest tittle tattle from Westminster and beyond. Email tips to steerpike@spectator.co.uk.

Comments
Topics in this articlePolitics