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SNP Westminster leader kicked out of PMQs after challenging Speaker

Ian Blackford has been suspended from the Commons chamber for the rest of the day.

Prime Minister’s Questions was plunged into chaos after SNP Westminster leader Ian Blackford was kicked out for repeatedly challenging Speaker John Bercow.

MPs from the party walked out of the question session in protest, with many shouting as they left.

Mr Bercow said he was suspending the party leader for the rest of the day following his “repeated refusal” to take his seat when told to do so.

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