Jacob Rees-Mogg and his son heckled by angry crowd shouting ‘traitor’
Jacob Rees-Mogg and his son were heckled by an angry crowd shouting "traitor" as they walked back from the House of Commons to their Westminster home.
Peter and his dad were escorted by the police to angry shouts of “f**k off”, “utter prick”, “nazi”, and “shame on you”.
Those heckling seemed to be a mixture of anti-Brexit and Brexiteer protesters with some calling for "no deal" and "WTO".
Business Secretary Andrea Leadsom told journalists she had also received abuse when walking through the crowd.
Labour's Diane Abbott also needed a police escort after addressing the rally in Parliament.
Daniel Thomas, also known as Danny Tommo, was filmed accosting the Shadow Home Secretary.
The close associate of Tommy Robinson was heard telling her to "stop drinking it affects the mind" in reference to when she was spotted on the overground with a tin of gin and tonic.
The man, who said he had been called "far right" for supporting Brexit told the Shadow Home Secretary she and Jeremy Corbyn "should go on a long holiday and stay there".
A video on Mr Thomas's Twitter showed him attempting to do the same to David Lammy .
But other members of the crowd shouted encouragement to Ms Abbott telling her to "keep going".
It came amid a febrile atmosphere outside parliament after the government suffered a defeat forcing it to send a letter to the EU asking for a delay.
Oliver Letwin, who was behind the crucial amendment, received pats on the back by jubilant remain-backing protesters.
Earlier the Leader of the House of Commons was branded by MPs for walking out of the Commons while MPs were trying to work out the Government's rapidly unravelling plan.
MPs were heard shouting "outrageous, absolutely outrageous" and "disgrace" as the Leader of the Commons ambled out of the chamber without waiting for MPs to finish their points of order.
Members, who had been sitting for the first time on a Saturday in 37 years, were trying to clear up confusion sparked by Mr Rees-Mogg's announcement of the Government's plans after being dealt a humiliating defeat on Brexit .
Mr Rees-Mogg had just made a statement suggesting the Government planned to bring a Meaningful Vote on Brexit on Monday.
But there was a great deal of confusion, due to a a convention in parliament that the same question cannot be put twice during the same session.
The government had tried to get lawmakers to approve the deal on Saturday but lawmakers instead backed a proposal to withhold support for the deal until formal ratification legislation has passed.
There was also confusion because Mr Rees-Mogg had made the announcement in a "point of order", rather than an emergency business statement, which would have allowed MPs to ask him questions.
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