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A Tory MP Who's Calling For International Men's Day Debate Just Got Hit By An Atomic Side-Eye

This is intense.

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Earlier on Monday, Tory MP Philip Davies and Labour MP Jess Phillips went head-to-head on BBC2's Daily Politics over the subject of an International Men's Day.


Phillips has been threatened with rape threats after she rowed with Davies over his demand for a debate on International Men's Day.

During the debate today, Phillips said she "didn't think there was a need" for a debate on International Men's Day,

Davies complained that various issues such as underachievement at school and high rates of male suicide were not being covered by parliament. Phillips said there "absolutely" a need for a debate on these issues.

She told him she wanted him to put in "an actual motion", but she added, "I suspect you might talk it out, much like you did to the carers who asked for your help on Friday."

She was referring to Davies' action in talking for 90 minutes – filibustering – to block a new law that would have scrapped car parking charges at hospitals for carers.

Anyway, the thing to note here is the side-eye she used to deliver this line.


Now let's watch that in slow motion.

And here's the full interview.

Round 2: @jessphillips @PhilipDaviesMP talk equality and calls for men's & women's days on #bbcdp debate @Jo_Coburn

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