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Watch: Damian Green makes a lemon of himself at PMQs

29 November 2017

12:39 PM

29 November 2017

12:39 PM

Theresa May left it to Damian Green to fill in for her at PMQs today and it’s fair to say that things didn’t go entirely smoothly. The deputy PM remains the subject of a Cabinet Office investigation into his behaviour and there was silence in the Commons when he was asked by Labour MP John Mann to apologise to victims of sexual harassment on behalf of the government. Green stopped short of issuing an apology but it wasn’t only what Green didn’t say that makes his stand-in performance memorable. Speaking about the plight of the people of Yemen, the deputy PM appeared to refer to the country as ‘lemon’. Oh dear…


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