SNP MP Patricia Gibson conducts her colleagues in the singalong.

The EU anthem is the ‘Ode to Joy’ from Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony. It is bitterly amusing that MPs should be scolded for singing it now because, after Brexit is triggered, there will be precious little joy in Parliament or anywhere else in the UK.

Anti-Brexit MPs have been told off for singing the EU’s anthem in an apparent protest as the House of Commons voted to trigger Article 50.

Members of the SNP were scolded for humming and whistling the homage to Brussels as Britain set its course for departure.

Some 494 MPs tonight backed the Prime Minister’s ‘Article 50 Bill’, which will give her permission to begin Britain’s two-year exit from the EU.

But all 54 Westminster members of the SNP opposed the law.

They argued Scotland voted by a majority for Remain and the Scottish Parliament was being denied a formal say in the negotiations.

Source: Pro-Remain MPs told off for singing EU anthem Ode to Joy during final Brexit vote

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