EU Parliament chief accused of ‘interfering’ after Brexit meeting with Speaker

Nigel Farage and pro-Brexit MEPs branded it “disgraceful” that Speaker John Bercow and his EU counterpart met to discuss Brexit and a possible second referendum.

Mr Bercow met with David Sassoli, the President of the European Parliament, while the Italian politician was in London following his meeting with Boris Johnson.

Mr Sassoli – who carries out a similar function to the Speaker by refereeing MEP debates in Brussels – confirmed he met Mr Bercow on Wednesday to discuss extending Article 50 and his own views on a second referendum.

He said the pair were “on…
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