Wednesday, October 27


Kilroy-Silk was refused the floor by Josep Borrell, but he was not ordered to leave the hemicycle.

As MEPs discussed the controversy about the proposed appointment of Rocco Buttiglione as a European commissioner, Kilroy-Silk laughed and shouted, "Point of order. Oi! Point of order" while banging his desk.

As he yelled out Socialist group leader Martin Schulz, who was trying to speak during a debate on the new EU Commission, said sarcastically: "Perhaps Parliament's medical services could despatch some tranquillisers."

The Sun, Thursday 28th Ocotber 2004

No comments: