Brexit might be getting boring for many people, however, it looks like MP Sir Desmond Swayne just couldn’t resist catching a snooze while former chancellor Kenneth Clarke was speaking. The debate was happening in the House of Commons, when Swayne – who was sitting right behind Clarke as the latter spoke on the EU Bill – was caught on camera taking a power nap.
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This is not the first time such an incident has happened during a speech in Parliament. Back in 2012, MP Stephen Pound was accused of insensitivity as he fell asleep while Parliament members were discussing the deaths of two British soldiers in Afghanistan. Closer home, we’ve had similar incidents in the Indian parliament as well. Take a look.