Simon Bridges storms out of Parliament in spat with Speaker Trevor Mallard

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Senior National Party MP Simon Bridges has stormed out of Parliament while declaring Speaker of the House Trevor Mallard a twat.

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Photo: RNZ / Dom Thomas

His colleague Paul Goldsmith also left the debating chamber after an argument with Mallard over his question line.

The run-in is just the latest conflict between the Opposition party and the Speaker, who have repeatedly butted heads this year.

National had attempted to move a no-confidence motion in the Speaker early this month, but failed.

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