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PMQs Sketch: Striking attitudes in the Chamber

30 November 2016 16:16

Sometimes PMQs is about policy. Sometimes it’s about posturing. Today everyone was striking attitudes like mad. Jeremy Corbyn over-stated the…

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PMQs sketch: Does peace in Syria depend on the World Cup?

23 November 2016 14:00

Corbyn did quite well today. He got all frothed-up about the NHS and put some real oratorical venom into his…

Jeremy Corbyn flops again at PMQs

16 November 2016 16:19

People say Corbyn’s getting better. I wonder. He seemed out of touch today. Soaring employment, falling inflation, the booming stock-market,…

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PMQs Sketch: Flabby Corbyn flounders with potent weapons

2 November 2016 16:43

Early bloopers at PMQs. The session began with Theresa May offering Jeremy Corbyn her congratulations on becoming a grandfather. A…

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PMQs Sketch: Why Jeremy Corbyn is a lousy politician

26 October 2016 16:06

Today it became clear why Corbyn is a lousy politician. He’s too interesting. The variety of life is simply too…

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PMQs Sketch: Theresa May torpedoes Jeremy Corbyn in six syllables

19 October 2016 16:42

Today we saw government without opposition. At least without opposition in the hands of the Opposition leader. Rambling, disorganised Jeremy…

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Jeremy Corbyn changes tactics at PMQs – but he still lacks any killer instinct

12 October 2016 16:07

Corbs is back. And he’s getting his act together. He showed up at PMQs looking estate-agent smart. White shirt, natty…

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PMQs sketch: Politics without fear

14 September 2016 18:23

Remember how it was? Many fans of Westminster still recall with fondness the happy afternoons when the Tories used to…

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Theresa May reveals her weakness

7 September 2016 16:01

Bit early for a lap of honour. At PMQs Mrs May congratulated her government (i.e. herself) on fifty marvellous days…

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PMQs sketch: Theresa May’s hard head and soft heart is terrifying for Labour

20 July 2016 16:20

What we know for sure about our secretive new PM is that she uses her clothes as a bush-telegraph. What…

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PMQs sketch: A final farewell to Dodgy Dave

13 July 2016 16:17

Nice send off for Cameron at PMQs. Both leaders acquitted themselves well. Cameron was wry, witty and self-deprecating. He claimed…

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PMQs sketch: Theresa May watches on…

6 July 2016 16:20

The Labour party’s in-growing toenail, Jeremy Corbyn, (not to be removed without much screaming and blood), behaved like a man…

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PMQ’s sketch: two plank-walkers at the helm of the ship

29 June 2016 16:42

Rare to see a plank-walker at the helm of the ship. Today there were two. Cameron has accepted the inevitable…

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PMQs sketch: What a strange farewell

15 June 2016 16:00

What a strange farewell. The slickest, sparkiest and most brutal street-fighter the Tory party has produced in a generation found…

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PMQs Sketch: Cameron was both the fibber and the whistle-blower

8 June 2016 16:18

Is Corbo working for the Tories? The Labour leader was such a pushover today that Cameron turned what should have…

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PMQs Sketch: Osborne managed to fight off Labour’s pocket Boadicea

25 May 2016 16:01

The only MP who doesn’t want Angela Eagle to be the next Jeremy Corbyn is Jeremy Corbyn. He was away…

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Cameron’s ‘anti-corruption summit’ will be a diamond-encrusted joke

11 May 2016 17:24

The ugly mug of international sleaze reared up at PMQs today. Mike Kane got things going by calling Nigeria ‘fantastically…

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PMQs Sketch: Next stop, extremist Labour

4 May 2016 16:56

Cameron hi-jacked today’s PMQs with a show of calculated brutality masked as high dudgeon. Feeble, whey-haired Corbyn obeyed the commands…

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PMQs Sketch: The high horse comes out cantering

27 April 2016 16:18

PMQs kicked off with a big fuss about improvements to our world-beating education system. To academise or not to academise?…

PMQs Sketch: The Tories have redefined the term ‘manifesto’

20 April 2016 16:40

Does Cameron care any more? Insouciance is a more attractive quality than earnestness in a leader but Cameron is taking…

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PMQs Sketch: Cameron’s far-sighted statesmanship

13 April 2016 16:43

A vandal smashing a window and calling it air conditioning. A mother marrying her son and declaring it a lesson…

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I didn’t enjoy it but I couldn’t help loving it: ENO’s Sunset Boulevard reviewed

5 April 2016 13:18

Sunset Boulevard Coliseum, in rep until 7 May Sunset Boulevard is a tale of fractured glory with Homeric dimensions. The…

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PMQs Sketch: A bemused Corbyn struggles against Cameron’s mockery

23 March 2016 16:05

Corbyn had an open goal at PMQs. Cameron is weaker than he’s ever been. His favoured successor is toast. His…

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Budget Sketch: George Osborne finally dropped the conservative pretence

16 March 2016 16:07

If George Osborne was ever a conservative he dropped the pretence today. The chancellor sounded risibly pompous as he declared…

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PMQs Sketch: Corbyn has chalked up a century but is yet to score

9 March 2016 16:32

All MPs are familiar with Jeremy Corbyn. The nylon tie and the charity shop jacket give him an air of…