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‘They can hear you’: Commons staffer warns Speaker after he disciplines MP

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‘They can hear you’: Commons staffer warns Speaker after he disciplines MP

Speaker Lindsay Hoyle was admonished in the House of Commons today after he disciplined an MP for being on their phone.

After a fiery PMQs session in which the prime minister was grilled for attending Christmas parties during lockdown, the speaker of the House can be heard telling off an MP.

A Commons staffer quickly approaches Mr Hoyle, telling him: “They can hear you” to which Mr Hoyle responded with “I know she’s got her phone on!”.

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