Ribble Valley MP Nigel Evans spoke out last week about how the protracted Brexit process is causing MPs sleepless nights and anxiety.
The Conservative MP told the BBC how some colleagues were close to ‘breaking point’, with it having an impact on mental health.
Mr Evans said: “I’ve woken up at 4am thinking about Brexit and it’s probably having an impact on MPs more than they would care to admit.
“This, I think, has been the most testing time for parliamentarians ever, and it’s taken people, I think, to breaking point almost.”
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If you can’t stand the heat get out of the kitchen.
We should have left and we would be free from the EU when you said. So stress is your own fault.
Just get on with it!
If you knew what you were doing then we would’ve left the EU months ago. You don’t deserve any sympathy.
Do what the people asked for.....no problem, no stress.
Anxiety and sleepless nights! Try living on our household income! Let’s swap salaries so you will defo know what anxiety and sleepless nights are!
No sympathy whatsoever. Get on with it or move over.
Pathetic, how can these people even contemplate their job is causing anxiety and sleepless nights, they spend enough time sleeping in parliament and getting paid to do it.
My daughter just asked me who I was voting for. l said l’ve put the voting card in the bin - the government has already showed us voting is a waste of time.
Deliver it feel proud then grab a good night’s sleep.
That’s why you get paid a nice wage and enjoy those nice expenses... Now carry on.
Feel sorry for Nigel as he’s a Brexiteer and talks sense on a lot of matters. The other traitors, no.
No, I don’t have any sympathy for anyone in the government at the moment.
If we really had a democracy it would be all over, but Parliament thinks it knows best, so this is all of their own making! We all just want them all to grow up and get on with it!
I hope it causes them all sleepless nights. They can’t do their job and what the people voted for. MPs are a disgrace.
Jayne Sarah Blachin