Theresa May Leaves Downing Street For Prime Minister Questions

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…


Lisa Nandy provides the real opposition at PMQs

19 October 2016 13:32

Today’s PMQs marked a return to old form for Jeremy Corbyn. After two reasonably successful bouts against the Prime Minister, the…


Watch: Theresa May’s risqué PMQs joke about Mrs Bone

19 October 2016 12:35

Theresa May’s track record of telling jokes in the Commons isn’t good. Last month at Prime Minister’s Questions, her wise…


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…


Jeremy Corbyn gives Theresa May a tougher time at PMQs

12 October 2016 13:26

PMQs isn’t the total walk over it once was. Jeremy Corbyn has improved, albeit from a low base, and Theresa…


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…


Jeremy Corbyn comes out on top at PMQs over grammar schools

14 September 2016 13:19

Today Jeremy Corbyn used PMQs to go on the attack over Theresa May’s plan to bring back grammar schools —…


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…


Theresa May’s stilted second PMQs performance

7 September 2016 13:28

If the purpose of the first few Prime Minister’s Questions sessions that a new leader faces is to assert their…

Mayors of tomorrow

Jeremy Corbyn’s PMQs conundrum

18 August 2016 17:38

With Labour’s list of all-male mayoral candidates announced last week, there has been some speculation that the potential loss of Andy…

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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…

Theresa May Holds First Prime Minister's Questions

Did Theresa May’s flash of nastiness at PMQs tell of trouble to come?

20 July 2016 14:28

That Theresa May ‘won’ Prime Minister’s Questions today, there is no doubt. Tory backbencher Simon Hoare said it was ‘game,…


Theresa May wipes the floor with Jeremy Corbyn at her first PMQs

20 July 2016 13:15

Theresa May was utterly brutal with Jeremy Corbyn at PMQs today. She mocked the Labour leader repeatedly, leaving the Tory…


Watch: Theresa May ridicules ‘unscrupulous’ Corbyn over Labour job insecurity

20 July 2016 12:51

In recent weeks, Jeremy Corbyn’s popularity has hit a new low with the Parliamentary Labour Party. Things are so bad…


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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Watch: Highlights from David Cameron’s final PMQs, ‘I was the future once’

13 July 2016 13:07

David Cameron’s final PMQs brought out the best of the House of Commons. There was a good balance of wit,…


Labour and SNP join in standing ovation for David Cameron’s last PMQs

13 July 2016 12:54

David Cameron’s last PMQs was as entertaining as you’d expect. ‘The diary for the rest of my day is remarkably…


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…


Watch: John Bercow lets the Beast of Bolsover’s ‘dodgy Dave’ comment slide

6 July 2016 12:48

In April, Dennis Skinner was ejected by the Speaker from the Commons after he called the Prime Minister ‘dodgy Dave’.…


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…


Alan Duncan aired the Tories’ dirty laundry at today's PMQs

29 June 2016 14:29

PMQs was always going to be an odd event today. David Cameron is going as Prime Minister and Jeremy Corbyn…


Watch: David Cameron tells Jeremy Corbyn to resign – ‘for heaven’s sake man, go!’

29 June 2016 12:47

As Jeremy Corbyn faces even more Shadow Cabinet resignations today, it’s becoming difficult to locate a Labour MP who thinks…


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…

Corbyn fails to give Cameron a helping hand at final PMQs before referendum

15 June 2016 14:25

The last PMQS before the EU referendum will not live long in the memory, the Commons did not rise to…


PMQs: Corbyn highlights Tory divisions, but Cameron knows he needs Labour

8 June 2016 13:52

With the EU referendum just weeks away, Jeremy Corbyn is now trying to exploit Tory divisions over the issue. At…