Is divisive language in Parliament polarising the Brexit debate? – BBC Newsnight

Is divisive language in Parliament polarising the Brexit debate? – BBC Newsnight

MPs have engaged in angry exchanges over the government’s unlawful decision to suspend Parliament – but where do the rowdy scenes and angry exchanges in the Commons leave us?

MPs have returned to work after the Supreme Court ruled that Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s decision to suspend Parliament for five weeks was unlawful. Boris Johnson told MPs the Supreme Court was “wrong” to make a judgement on a political matter.

Despite calls for the prime minister to moderate his language during the heated Commons debate, Boris Johnson refused despite criticism from MPs.

In the studio Emily Maitlis is joined by Conservative MP and leading Brexiteer Bernard Jenkin, the Lib Dem’s Layla Moran, Labour’s Barry Gardiner and the former Conservative MP Antoinette Sandbach.

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