Politics Live panellists looked at the reaction to the Speaker’s interpretation of parliamentary rules over the word ‘forthwith’ in Brexit vote amendments.

Columnist Melanie Phillips spoke of a “very serious problem” over John Bercow’s view of the ‘humpty dumpty rule’, but Conservative MP Sarah Wollaston defended him.

Labour MP Lisa Nandy said anybody outside Parliament might think: “What on earth are you all doing having a row about the ‘forthwith’?”

Journalist Christopher Hope said Mr Bercow had done

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