Ed Miliband opened with unemployment, then followed up on living standards, attacking Cameron and Osborne for their ‘hubris and total complacency’.
Gloria de Piero found herself on the order paper this morning, and wondered – what would twitter ask the PM?
I'm on the order paper for Prime Ministers Questions today. What would you ask?
— Gloria De Piero (@GloriaDePieroMP) September 11, 2013
But it was David Cameron who crowd-sourced his answer:
@GloriaDePieroMP Morning. how about tjis. 'How happy are you that Ed Milliband will be the leader of the Labour Party at the next election?'
— Andrew Castle (@AndrewCastle63) September 11, 2013
Later on, Cameron, who seemed to have the best lines, replied to a rather dry planted question about trading standards with another jab at Ed’s union links, saying that he had ‘folded faster than a Bournemouth deck chair’.
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