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11 April 2016

Watch: Dennis Skinner ordered out of the Commons for calling Cameron “dodgy Dave”

Speaker John Bercow has asked Skinner to leave the chamber after he refused to withdraw the word "dodgy" in reference to the Prime Minister.

By media mole

Oh dear, oh dear – the naughty Beast of Bolsover strikes again. 

This time, Dennis Skinner’s been in trouble with the Speaker for using “unparliamentary language” after he referred to the Prime Minister as “dodgy Dave” during a discussion about Cameron’s tax affairs.

After John Bercow invited him to withdraw the word in question, Skinner claimed not to understand which word was being referred to, leading several MPs to bellow the word “dodgy”.

He then refused to withdraw the remark, leading to his expulsion from the chamber.

Watch the clip below. . .

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