It was one of the most appalling sights I’ve ever seen in the House of Commons .
Tory MPs cheering their defeat of a Labour amendment to give millions of nurses, firefighters and police officers a pay rise.
Emergency workers who have seen a 14 per cent real-term cut in their wages because the Tories froze their pay then capped rises to one per cent – less than inflation.
But on the same day, the same Tory MPs backed a plan to give £1billion to Northern Ireland to secure a grubby deal to keep Theresa May in Downing Street.
May told a nurse during a TV election debate there was “no magic money tree” to give her a pay rise . But she was able to shake its branches to deliver £100million for each Democratic Unionist Party MP to buy their support.
Even Cristiano Ronaldo can’t …