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Protesting lawmakers pushed away during UK Parliament suspension

Published on 10 Sep 2019 6:15:07 PM

British lawmakers and Parliament staff engaged in pushing and shoving in front of the speaker's chair as the suspension of Parliament early on Tuesday sparked tense scenes.

A group of opposition lawmakers held up signs reading "silenced" in front of House Speaker John Bercow during the closing ceremony, prompting parliament staff to pull them away.