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Fiona Bruce prompted laughter from the BBC Question Time viewers with a brutal putdown to SNP chief Stephen Flynn.

The SNP Westminster chief took exception to Scottish Labour chief Anas Sarwar interrupting him when he was discussing a query on housing.

But the BBC host identified Mr Flynn had “interrupted everybody”, along with her remark leaving the viewers in stitches.

The second got here because the present debated the trigger and answer to the UK housing disaster.

Mr Flynn mentioned: “So firstly Scotland’s story over the course of last 17 years when it comes to housebuilding is one of success when we look at per head of population.”

But Mr Sarwar reduce in: “You just declared a housing emergency yesterday…”

The SNP politician replied: “Anas, would you allow me to finish?”

Broadcaster Iain Dale, who was additionally on the panel, then mentioned: “Well it’s a fair point.”

Mr Flynn mentioned: “Yes and I’ll come to explain why, I think I should be granted the opportunity to explain.”

Ms Bruce mentioned: “Stephen in fairness you’ve interrupted everybody here, but ok, you go for it.”

Her remark sparked widespread laughter from the viewers of the present broadcast reside from Aberdeen.

Mr Flynn went on: “So per head of population Scotland’s built 40% more homes than England, we’ve built 70% more homes than in Wales.

“The motive we’re not capable of proceed with the degrees of funding we wish is as a result of there’s been a £1.6 billion reduce to Scotland’s capital funds by the Westminster authorities and that’s compounded by the truth that development inflation is thru the roof.

“So Scotland has an incredibly positive story in comparison to elsewhere on these isles, I would like that to continue.”

Ms Bruce mentioned: “But it’s clearly got an emergency going on right now.”