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MPs behaviour in HoC

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EthelDurant123 Wed 08-Jul-15 13:46:05

Its boorish, its rude, its smug, is overtly bullish, it disrespects the person speaking, it shows the actual worst in human behaviour.

If there was a lesson for my child how not to behave in public, its to watch the Budget or any teansmission from the House.

Tiredemma Wed 08-Jul-15 13:47:12

They are disgusting- Do they think that people are like this in 'real life'??


claig Wed 08-Jul-15 13:56:50

They are having a laugh. Are they not allowed to let their hair down after all the hard work for low pay they do? It's a bit of fun, a rollicking good laugh and the Labour benches seem to do most of it.

PigeonsAreFriends Wed 08-Jul-15 13:58:06

It's not acceptable to heckle in a normal workplace setting, why is it ok for them?

It just makes it sound less serious and a bit 'jokey' which it really isn't.

I don't understand politics and am prepared to be told I'm wrong and why, that's just how it comes across to me.

Tiredemma Wed 08-Jul-15 15:16:21

Hard work for low pay???

Are you deliberately being goady??

Dilligufdarling Wed 08-Jul-15 15:29:38

I assumed Claig was being tongue in cheek.....

claig Wed 08-Jul-15 19:08:12

'I assumed Claig was being tongue in cheek.....'

Yes, I was having a laugh. None of us think that, only the MPs think that.

EthelDurant123 Wed 08-Jul-15 20:14:32

I just hate it. When I used to watch debates at school, you were expected to shut up and listen to the person speaking, and treat the speakers with respect. The House sounds like a Zoo of braying donkeys. No manners. Thought I'd put it out there.

Ubik1 Wed 08-Jul-15 20:16:21

It's a boys club. And they don't give a toss what you think. You are simply pond life to them.

BrookeDavies Wed 08-Jul-15 20:29:12

Harriet Harman putting them in their place: You can see on her face how frustrated she is with the interruptions.

She, and many women MPs have publicly stated how dreadful they find HoC debates and PMQs in particular for all the reasons stated above.

I hope that if the next Labour leader is a woman you might see some of this boorishness start to subside and more grown up behaviour exhibited.

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