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17 March 2005

MP Adam Price Thrown Out Over Blair War Jibe

MP Adam Price was thrown out of the House of Commons chamber after claiming that Tony Blair had "misled" Parliament over the Iraq war. He was ordered to leave by the speaker of the house for refusing to withdraw his comments. If MPs like Adam Price can't hold the Prime Minister to account, who can?

Mr Price was trying to highlight calls to impeach the prime minister for High Crimes and Misdemeanours in relation to the invasion of Iraq, which even Pentagon Hawk Richard Perle admitted was illegal six months after it had started.

The BBC report of the story offers, "The rules bar MPs from accusing fellow Parliamentarians of lying" which, in this case, seems to mean that Parliamentarians aren't allowed to tell the truth either.

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