An MP has likened this year in the House of Commons to a pantomime he called “Mother Totally Goosed”.

SNP Commons leader Pete Wishart wished MPs a merry Christmas during business questions, but said: “It’s panto season – I suppose every day is like a pantomime in this House.

“But this year we have our very own version of Mother Totally Goosed, where a hero is transported to a magical land where a dream of unfettered trade deals and transitional arrangements are grown from the magic Brexit beans.

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“No longer assisted by the pantomime dame from Aladdin, the hero climbs bravely into the Brexit unknown.”