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Gaza ceasefire motion causes walkout in UK House of Commons

The House of Commons witnessed turmoil as the Speaker’s handling of the SNP’s ceasefire motion led to a dramatic scene. His decision to permit a vote on a Labour amendment resulted in a mass walkout by Tory and SNP MPs, allowing the amendment to pass without a formal vote. The contentious decision has intensified debates over parliamentary procedures and the call for a ceasefire in Gaza.

February 21, 2024 at 11:03 pm