WATCH: Charles Walker’s emotional speech in Parliament

“I have been played as a fool. When I go home tonight, I will look in the mirror and see an honourable fool looking back at me. And I would much rather be an honourable fool on this and any other matter, than a clever man.”


  1. […] Perhaps one of the highlights of the debate was when Conservative MP, and Chair of the Procedure Com… It was his proposals that were in front of the house, allegedly with him only finding out at 6PM last night. Walker gave a heartfelt speech defending Speaker Bercow and attacking the government for going ahead with his proposals in such a backhanded way. By the time Walker stood down the Labour benches were standing in applause and Bercow was visibly on the verge of tears. […]


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