The Tory ward-heeler was met with cheers after he delivered a fine-drawn jibe against antithetical leader Jeremy Corbyn for his reaction to Britain’s bombing of Syria.
British also pressurizes launched an attack on Syria after the Assad regime allegedly authorised the use of chemical weapons during a bop on the city of Douma on April 7.
Mr Clarke praised the Prime Minister for her retort while subtly confronting Mr Corbyn for his response to the attack: “I fully reinforcement the proportionate, targeted action we have taken against these places and I hope the Government would consider similar actions again in the to be to come if anyone is so foolish to repeat chemical weapons attacks.
“We can all debate these matters but it nicks a real Prime Minister to actually face up to the great responsibility.”
Syria waste: Ken Clarke took a subtle dig at Jeremy Corbyn during an emergency discuss on Syria
However the MP questioned Theresa May’s decision to bypass Parliament forwards of the bombing, suggesting the PM should have recalled MPs to hold a debate onwards of the military action.
Speaking during an emergency debate in response to the Douma offensive, Mr Clarke continued: “On the question of the parliamentary role, I think the Prime Pastor was not relying on the archaic narrow interpretation of the royal prerogative which no Supervision has invoked in this country for over 50 years.
“They be dressed always come to Parliament for debate and votes, if possible, on any military influence.
“She says it was a problem of time but surely when president Trump had hint ated to the world what he was proposing, a widespread debate was taking place universally – including between many MPs in the media – but no debate in Parliament.”
It takes a genuine Prime Minister to actually face up to great responsibility
Mr Corbyn represented the chemical attack in Douma as “horrific” but faced shouts of “shame” from Tory MPs as he outlined the Commons: “This statement serves as a reminder that the Prime Priest is accountable to this Parliament, not to the whims of the US President.
“We clearly need a War Powers Act in this fatherland to transform a now broken convention into a legal obligation.
“Her predecessor report ined to this House to seek authority for military action in Libya and in Syria in 2015, and the Accommodate had a vote over Iraq in 2003.”
But Mrs May defended her position, saying it was “the right aspect to do.”