PMQs

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The government must end the curious indifference to survivors of domestic abuse

17 January 2018 17:18

What happens to a woman who leaves domestic violence? A layman’s impression might be that she gets on with her…

Hopeless Jeremy Corbyn manages to out-feeble Theresa May yet again

17 January 2018 16:30

Carillion. It doesn’t help that the name resembles a kiddie’s word, like gazillion, suggesting an astronomical sum of cash. The sudden…

New Year, same old PMQs

10 January 2018 14:44

Anyone hoping that 2018 would bring an improvement in the quality of debate between Theresa May and Jeremy Corbyn, or…

Corbyn and May drain the joy from Christmas PMQs

20 December 2017 13:36

The last PMQs before the Christmas recess often has a rather pantomime atmosphere. Unfortunately, neither Jeremy Corbyn nor Theresa May…

May survives awkward PMQs on homelessness

13 December 2017 13:20

Both Jeremy Corbyn and Theresa May turned up in good form to PMQs today. The Labour leader was unusually nimble…

Tory Brexiteers are clearly becoming more concerned

6 December 2017 13:40

Remarkably, Theresa May made it through PMQs today pretty much unscathed. I cannot, though, report that this was because she…

Jeremy Corbyn says the B word during PMQs

22 November 2017 13:20

Jeremy Corbyn rarely talks about Brexit at Prime Minister’s Questions, and it is interesting that he chose today’s session, which…

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.…