Is it wrong for MPs to use mobiles in the Commons?

Is it wrong for MPs to use mobiles in the Commons?
 

Eyebrows have been raised by pictures showing several MPs using their smartphones during Shadow Chancellor John McDonnell's Autumn Statement speech. But is this unparliamentary - or even bad manners - these days?
It was John McDonnell's big day. The shadow chancellor stood at the House of Commons despatch box at 13.20 GMT to coruscate Philip Hammond over his Autumn Statement.
Labour MPs were rapt as he did so. Some by his oratory; others, it seems, by the electronic devices in their hands. As the picture above shows, quite a few MPs, even some of his front bench colleagues, used their... read more

 
24 November 2016 in Politics, Views: 45
Source: BBC
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