Prime Ministers Questions

Theresa May looks back in anger at her final PMQs

24 July 2019 14:08

Theresa May’s final Prime Minister’s Questions had all the tributes you’d expect for an outgoing leader. Members from across the…

Can politicians learn the toughest lessons of the Grenfell fire?

19 June 2019 14:07

Jeremy Corbyn chose to focus his questions to the Prime Minister today on the government’s response to the Grenfell Tower…

PMQs showed the damage the leadership debate is causing to the Tory party

19 June 2019 13:20

Last night’s Tory leadership debate was an illustration of where the wider party has ended up: fractious, confused, and without…

May confirms she’ll stay on as an MP at dull PMQs session

12 June 2019 13:38

A fair few MPs felt there was no reason to come to today’s Prime Minister’s Questions, given the real action…

Pointless PMQs shows up the government’s powerlessness

1 May 2019 13:26

Most MPs’ minds are elsewhere at the moment, with the local elections on Thursday and the European elections looming at…

Corbyn gives May an easy ride at Prime Minister’s Questions

16 January 2019 13:30

Jeremy Corbyn decided to re-release his greatest hits at Prime Minister’s Questions today, starting with Brexit but then moving on…

Tory MPs keep up pressure on government over refuge funding plans

20 December 2017 16:48

One of the better questions at today’s PMQs came from Tory MP Chris Green, who asked about the government’s proposed…

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…

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…

PMQs sketch: Confident Corbyn tries to cook up a Christmas crisis

14 December 2016 16:19

Corbyn’s improvement continues. He thumped away at a single issue today – social care – in a determined attempt to…

Watch: Theresa May’s embarrassment after PMQs grandad gaffe

2 November 2016 12:34

Poor old Theresa May. The Prime Minister did her best to try and share some good feeling with those on the…

Watch: Theresa May’s risqué PMQs joke about Mrs Bone

19 October 2016 12:35

Theresa May’s track record of telling jokes in the Commons isn’t good. Last month at Prime Minister’s Questions, her wise…

Jeremy Corbyn changes tactics at PMQs – but he still lacks any killer instinct

12 October 2016 16:07

Corbs is back. And he’s getting his act together. He showed up at PMQs looking estate-agent smart. White shirt, natty…

Theresa May’s stilted second PMQs performance

7 September 2016 13:28

If the purpose of the first few Prime Minister’s Questions sessions that a new leader faces is to assert their…

PMQs sketch: Theresa May’s hard head and soft heart is terrifying for Labour

20 July 2016 16:20

What we know for sure about our secretive new PM is that she uses her clothes as a bush-telegraph. What…

Corbyn fails to give Cameron a helping hand at final PMQs before referendum

15 June 2016 14:25

The last PMQS before the EU referendum will not live long in the memory, the Commons did not rise to…

Autumn Statement Tricks: Osborne confounds the betting market

3 December 2014 13:01

Ignore the numbers, the spin and the bleak borrowing – there is only one question that needs answering. What colour…

PMQs: Harman and Hague drop the questions and give a joint speech to save the Union

10 September 2014 13:27

PMQs was an odd affair today, and not just because there was no PM. It was more that William Hague…