British member of Parliament falls asleep during House of Commons debate

On Tuesday, Sir Desmond Swayne, a British lawmaker, was caught red-handed for all the world to see. Desmond, 62, fell asleep during a debate on Brexit in the House of Commons.
2:09 | 01/17/18

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Charter of fundamental rights to begin you piece called EU legislation. We few we choose to repeal will. Secondly in the case of retained the EU Rockies. Why other people who have existing rights of action. And be able to get these. Strange concessions for three months. And I didn't pursue those rights otherwise retrospectively. And they will lose your listeners is there Jack Pritchard an awful. They don't realize in time in my. That I shouldn't and finally these strange question of how the future of follow him to a sovereign parliament will amend the U Norwalk. If you wish to do so who. Why we have this confusion about what is effectively primary legislation will require an act of called change. Money certainly regulation. And administration will not regulations tonight. I went repeat do the song at any of them any link to tool because I address along looming committee. And they knew very well look today. And I'm astonished to be going through pools without. Actually having a very as yet adequate response to any room. The that job up until fundamental rocks just. I was all the dogs and about when he came full house originally. I was a supports oh lead treaty of Lisbon. And I voted against by a Buffy with the then government. Quite frequently throughout lose proceedings and luckily the treaty was. Hot and bizarre. Soon reach into we should not the slightest sign of reaching 200 and you'll meet. The video. The talk about human rights because I was these key you know. And we'd chuckle resolve the whole unnecessary. Must do begin to the convention of human rights wasn't gonna make any difference. I didn't used to be better equipment and it is I concede he really mattered very much I went to only reluctantly I think. In the end. Blacks and wrong. A factory jobs has. Actually led to some extent.

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