Beast of Bolsover

Beast of Bolsover’s broken birthday promise

7 February 2018 16:36

PMQs proved a more lively affair than usual thanks to the Beast of Bolsover. Dennis Skinner attempted to ask a…

2017 General Election: the ten ‘Portillo moments’ to watch out for

7 June 2017 23:50

Just as in 2015, this election promises to be a tough fight for some of the biggest names. Depending on…

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’.…

Beast of Bolsover backs Brexit

9 June 2016 22:48

At this late stage in the EU referendum campaign, the majority of MPs have declared their voting intentions — with…

Watch: Dennis Skinner makes his annual contribution to the Queen’s Speech – ‘hands off the BBC’

18 May 2016 11:58

Last year the Beast of Bolsover failed to make his annual contribution to the Queen’s Speech after he found himself…

Watch: Dennis Skinner ejected from Commons over ‘dodgy Dave’ insult

11 April 2016 16:42

This afternoon David Cameron has had to face the music in the Commons over his shares in his father’s offshore fund.…

Watch: Dennis Skinner takes a pop at Nick Clegg – ‘what on earth was the Queen doing confiding in him?’

14 March 2016 17:05

Today’s Mail claims that Michael Gove is ‘clinging to office’ as a result of accusations that he was the source of…

Dennis Skinner: ‘Gordon Brown and I were the Northern Powerhouse’

30 June 2015 14:00

After Dennis Skinner successfully won the SNP turf war over his favoured seat in the Commons, the Labour backbencher has been…