PMQs

Did Theresa May really ignore Lisa Nandy’s abuse warnings?

1 November 2017 14:36

PMQs was always going to be a more serious affair than usual this week, given the questions about how Westminster…

Jeremy Corbyn is getting better at political point-scoring

13 September 2017 18:12

This week marks two years since Jeremy Corbyn was announced as the Labour leader. When he took over, he promised…

PMQs Sketch: Policy pay, child poverty, and Brexit

13 September 2017 16:44

The news was bad at PMQs today. Gosh, it was terrible. Layla Moran started by announcing that Brexit would jeopardise…

Yet another no-score draw at PMQs

13 September 2017 13:42

Jeremy Corbyn has improved at PMQs to the extent that he now touches on the topics that will cause the…

May fried over public sector pay at PMQs

6 September 2017 14:35

Jeremy Corbyn and Theresa May spent their lunchtime talking about McDonalds. Unfortunately for the Prime Minister, it was McStrike, rather…

Theresa May’s bickering Cabinet united to ambush Corbyn at PMQs

19 July 2017 17:12

Tories are worried. The holiday season is here. And the last time their leader took a break – in Snowdonia…

Jeremy Corbyn still can’t find Theresa May’s jugular

19 July 2017 13:25

Given how miserable things are for Theresa May at the moment, with her Cabinet behaving like children, her backbenchers urging…

Emily Thornberry outshines Damian Green – and Corbyn – at PMQs

12 July 2017 16:18

Mrs May couldn’t make PMQs today. She was lunching with royalty up at the Palace. The happy atmosphere of the…

Emily Thornberry succeeds where Corbyn fails at PMQs

12 July 2017 13:59

Today’s Prime Minister’s Questions could have been memorable purely for the novelty of Emily Thornberry deploying a tremendous amount of…

Theresa May is slowly steadying the Tory ship

5 July 2017 17:02

It was better from Theresa May today. She was combative, prickly and forceful at PMQs. The ship is moving on…

May turns back the clock to the Cameron and Osborne era at PMQs

5 July 2017 14:44

During the general election campaign, Theresa May was strikingly reluctant to defend the Tories’ economic record. But today at PMQs,…

Theresa May reassures Tory MPs at PMQs

28 June 2017 13:46

This PMQs was always going to be a very different affair for Theresa May. Post-election, her aura has gone and,…

Theresa May will be feeling the heat at today’s PMQs

28 June 2017 11:03

What a very different atmosphere the House of Commons Chamber will have today for its first PMQs since the election.…

Parliament’s departing greybeards enjoy one final waffle at PMQs

26 April 2017 15:42

There was astonishment at the start of PMQs as Michael Fabricant’s wig flew up into the air. Fortunately its owner…

Ditching the triple-lock pensions bung is a risk May can afford

26 April 2017 13:48

PMQs went on for an almost an hour today as John Bercow attempted to get in as many valedictories from…

Yvette Cooper provides the real opposition at PMQs

19 April 2017 14:44

After Theresa May performed an election U-turn on Monday and called for a snap election, today’s PMQs saw competing parties draw out…

Jeremy Corbyn looks lost at the despatch box

29 March 2017 14:48

Tactics! At long last. Jeremy Corbyn actually used tactics at today’s PMQs. For the first time ever he divided his…

Jeremy Corbyn finally reads the Tory manifesto

22 March 2017 14:25

PMQs this week was a rather more even affair than usual. Since the Budget, the Labour leader’s team have clearly…

Jeremy Corbyn misses open goal at PMQs

15 March 2017 14:15

The government’s decision to announce a U-turn on the planned rise in Class 4 National Insurance contributions minutes before PMQs meant…

A perfect example of how Corbyn’s inability to think on his feet lets him down

8 March 2017 12:42

Today’s Prime Minister’s Questions was a good example of how Jeremy Corbyn’s inability to be nimble on his feet lets…

Today’s PMQs only really got started when Corbyn sat down

1 March 2017 13:18

The clash between the Leader of the Opposition and the Prime Minister used to be the main event at PMQs.…

How Corbyn failed to transform PMQs

1 March 2017 11:07

Prime Minister’s Questions is now regarded in Westminster as being even more pointless than it used to be before. The…

Corbyn fumbled his NHS attack at today’s PMQs

22 February 2017 13:47

When Ed Miliband was asking the questions at PMQs, we didn’t think we were living through a vintage age of…

Watch: Tom Watson’s ‘dab’ dance at PMQs

22 February 2017 13:33

Tom Watson and Jeremy Corbyn haven’t always been the best of pals but Mr S is pleased to see that…

Jeremy Corbyn blows a golden chance to roast Theresa May

8 February 2017 16:08

How to sabotage a deadly ambush. This was Jeremy Corbyn’s contribution to the political play-book today. He came to Parliament…