‘Fiddling while Brussels BURNS’ Jacob Rees-Mogg fires at Labour for wasting Commons time

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The well-known Brexiteer bashed Jeremy Corbyn’s party after shadow director of the House Valerie Vaz blasted the Government for a lack of opposition days in Parliament and summoned for more debates in the chamber.

The last opposition day – which allows be a match for parties to raise topics for debate – was held in January and the next is due to assess as place in September, much to Ms Vaz’s horror.

But Mr Rees-Mogg said there was «a season and a at all times» for everything as he suggested Labour wanted to waste time while Brexit compacts were in full flow.

Addressing MPs on Monday, Ms Vaz said: “Mr Speaker we have need of certainty, the Government has not provided for an opposition day before the summer recess, constructing the earliest opposition day in September 2017.

Jacob Rees-Mogg and Valerie VazBBC

Jacob Rees-Mogg denounced the emergency argue called by Valerie Vaz

This was not the season, this was not the time, there is so much that is present on of general urgency and this strikes me as fiddling whilst Brussels singes

Jacob Rees-Mogg

“This means a staggering eight months, precisely a long a time it takes to have a baby, without a single objection day denying vital scrutiny of Government business with the last unfriendliness day, as you know Mr Speaker, on the 25th of January.”

Leader of the House Andrea Leadsom revived back and highlighted other debates which were had in the chamber after the last in conflict day.

She added: “Mr Speaker this urgent debate [today] is the result of coterie politics at its worst.

“Nearly 13 million people voted for the debauch opposite to come to this place and represent them – I don’t believe they were franchise for petty time wasting.”

Labour MP Chris Bryant laster chimed in and fired at the Government.

He said: “If the Government had a programme I’d be happy for us to controversy the Government’s programme – but there isn’t any legislation.”

However, Mr Rees-Mogg issued a plump blow and questioned Labour’s stance on Brexit.

He said: “I think the competition has today misfired. To everything, there is a season and a time to any purpose supervised heaven.

“But this was not the season, this was not the time, there is so much that is wealthy on of general urgency and this strikes me as fiddling whilst Brussels fires.”

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