Conservative MPs Accuse Scottish National Party Of Using ‘Pathetic Theatrics’ To Prevent Them Watching England World Cup Match

Chris Wright

4th, July 2018


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As you well know, football edged that little bit closer to home last night as England expertly and confidently bided their time to dispatch Colombia on penalty kicks.

The game was the biggest television draw since the closing ceremony of the 2012 Olympics, with ITV reporting a peak of 24.4million viewers – an 81% share of the total UK audience.

Alas, while many fans were able to plant themselves in front of a screen of some description, it turns out that a smattering of politicians working the Tuesday shift at the Houses of Parliament were prevented from doing so.

Conservative MP Douglas Ross (who also moonlights as a professional linesman from time to time) was seething about missing the match, accusing his rival party, the Scottish National Party (SNP), of deliberately dragging their heels to ensure he would miss the majority of the action.

The SNP forced five votes during the last-16 tie, beginning at 19:00 BST on the dot – the exact time England kicked off at the Otkrytiye Arena.

The session dragged on for over and hour, finally adjourning at 20:18 BST – one minute before Harry Kane thumped the Three Lions ahead from the spot to open the scoring.

Needless to say, those politicians wanting to watch the game were not best pleased, with one accusing the opposition of “pathetic theatrics”, according to BBC News.

Seems the flagrant shithousery we’ve been treated to so far at the World Cup is now even seeping into high level government.


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  1. Grzegorz Dockal says:

    the SNP scum will never taste a world cup victory or a referendum victory or any victory. they will taste buckfast and heroin

  2. Comfy Chair says:

    If the Conservatives were forced to miss the match by having to vote, wouldn’t that ALSO mean that the SNP missed the match as well, by having to cast votes as well?

    I don’t know anything about Scottish politics, but it seems the Conservatives must be in a bad way, failing to follow logic and all….

    • Maria says:

      Pretty sure the SCOTTISH National Party MPs don’t really care about missing an ENGLAND game. The BBC reported this with more quotes where the English MPs suggested had Scotland been playing then the vote would have concluded much quicker.

  3. ColinWright says:

    SNP involved in shithousing tactics? In other news, the sky is blue and the world keeps on turning…

  4. Vieuxsang says:

    Ah kinnae think the lads meant mischief.

  5. Si says:

    I suspect that, being exclusively Scottish(?), the SNP would not be too concerned about watching an England match. Just call it a hunch.

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