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Watch: John Bercow scolds Labour MP for her anti-social behaviour

Watch: John Bercow scolds Labour MP for her anti-social behaviour
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Although PMQs turned out to be a muted affair on the Tory benches, Labour MPs were on boisterous form when it came to the NHS. In fact, one MP was so vocal in her frustration that it led to a ticking off from the Speaker. Step forward Paula Sherriff.

After Tracy Brabin asked Theresa May to do more to preserve her constituency's A&E service, Paula Sheriff was reprimanded for jeering the Prime Minister a little too enthusiastically:

'If you were behaving in another public place like this you would probably be subject to an anti-social behaviour order.'

It seems Bercow's war with the SNP over their unstatesman-like behaviour has now spread to the Labour benches...

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