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Watch: Syed Kamall’s rude gesture towards Belgian MEP caught on camera

Watch: Syed Kamall's rude gesture towards Belgian MEP caught on camera
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Given that Syed Kamall is backing Brexit, the Conservative MEP has made little secret of his dislike for aspects of the EU Parliament. However, today Kamall appeared to struggle to keep such feelings in check when a Belgian MEP spoke as part of a session of Council and Commission statements on Counterterrorism following the recent terrorist attacks.

Clearly unimpressed by Guy Verhofstadt's words, Kamall was caught on camera expressing his displeasure:

https://twitter.com/SpiegelPeter/status/719886057744023552

Mr S will leave readers to reach their own conclusion over what Kamall's gesture means.

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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 or message @MrSteerpike

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