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Fun for the hooligans at PMQs

11 July 2012 17:00

Ed Miliband is at his best when at his quietest. He began Prime Minister’s Questions today by repeating a question put to David Cameron shortly before the last election. ‘Why… Continue reading


Ed’s ahead with banking inquiry

4 July 2012 15:45

Low party interest parading as high political principle. That was the theme of today’s PMQs as the party leaders clashed over the scope and nature of the inquiry into the… Continue reading

Argyll And Southern Highlanders Home Coming Parade

Is it time to let Scotland go?

29 June 2012 13:00

Lloyd Evans rounds up the highlights of this week’s Spectator debate on the future of the union. The motion was ‘It’s time to let Scotland go’. Margo Macdonald, MSP, opened… Continue reading

Labour Party Leader Ed Miliband Speaks At His Weekly Press Conference

Miliband’s notes still lack gusto

27 June 2012 15:30

Ed Miliband was spoilt for choice at today’s PMQs. Scarcely a week goes by without the government reneging on some budget promise, so Labour’s  leader had a whole fistful of… Continue reading

Britain's Foreign Secretary William Hagu

Twinkle eyes turns on the charm

20 June 2012 16:15

William Hague met Harriet Harman at PMQs. They were like old lovers bumping into each other at a party. The tension had vanished and little remained but warm mutual regard.… Continue reading

Pressure Mounts For Inquiry Into Actions Of Culture Minister Jeremy Hunt

The titans clashed over Leveson, and nobody cared

13 June 2012 16:45

I got lost about two minutes into PMQs today. Or maybe sooner. Jeremy Hunt’s in trouble over that old business again. And Baroness Warsi has breached the ministerial code but… Continue reading