Daily Mirror article on the debate in Commons on Tuesday
"By Jason Beattie 2 Comments 19 Apr 2012 00:00 Tory minister 'smirked and giggled' during asbestos victims debate Justice Minister Jonathan Djanogly grinned as politicians described the effects of mesothelioma, Labour said
Allegations: Tory MP Jonathan Djanogly A MULTI-millionaire Tory minister giggled and smirked as MPs debated plans to cut aid for asbestos victims, it was claimed yesterday.
Justice Minister Jonathan Djanogly grinned as politicians described the effects of mesothelioma, Labour said.
When Commons Speaker John Bercow offered him the chance to explain his behaviour, Djanogly refused.
Labour’s Helen Jones told the Commons: “In 15 years here I’ve never seen conduct that so demeans a minister.”
Shadow Justice Secretary Sadiq Khan said: “His smirking and giggling showed utter disrespect to sufferers of this horrific disease.” .........................."