This was not music to the ears of South West UKIP MEP the Earl of Dartmouth (sadly still an MEP) and so he rose to ask a question under the blue card procedure, to then be subsequently and emphatically swept aside by Mr Cohn-Bendit.
For me (and many others) this was the highlight of the day in the European Parliament. Click play and enjoy!
Hailing from the truly beautiful South West region of the UK, Andrew now works in Brussels and is a UK passport holder, European citizen, and a twice employee at the European Parliament.
While the EU in its current form is far from perfect, he is nonetheless firmly of the belief that the UK's prosperity and place in the world is best served as a member state and not as an isolated bystander.
Since October 2009, this blog seeks to document the work that our region's MEPs do for us in Brussels. As such, predictably, it rarely features UKIP.