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Watch: Emily Thornberry accused of sexism for Commons jibe

Watch: Emily Thornberry accused of sexism for Commons jibe
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Emily Thornberry has had a busy day in the Commons. Labour's shadow foreign secretary heckled her counterpart Dominic Raab this morning after he claimed Jeremy Corbyn wanted Britain to withdraw from Nato. Now, she's been at it again: apparently yelling the word 'bollocks' at international development secretary Alok Sharma during a testy exchange.

John Bercow then stepped in to calm things down. Only for Tory MP Hugo Swire to accuse Thornberry of being sexist.

Mr S wonders whether Boris Johnson might have been right to prorogue parliament after all...

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

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