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Britain’s Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson heckled in Commons by his own phone

Wednesday, July 4, 2018

Britain’s House of Commons can be a raucous place, but when Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson was heckled on Tuesday, it was not the Opposition benches responsible — it was his mobile phone. He was addressing a quiet House on matters relating to Islamic State operations in Syria when a voice from his suit jacket’s inside pocket offered some extra helpful information. Mr Williamson stopped speaking instantly, allowing his microphone to…