Dennis Skinner's Queen's Speech Jibe Gets Mixed Reaction (VIDEO)

Posted: 09/05/2012 12:24 Updated: 09/05/2012 14:12

Dennis Skinner's customary Queen's speech quip had a mixed reaction this year.













He told Black Rod: “Jubilee year, double-dip recession, what a start.”

While some thought it was his best yet, others were unimpressed at the line.

It certainly didn't beat his 1997 jibe: "New Labour, New Black Rod," or 2010 where he shouted "No royal commissions this week" in reference to the story that Sarah Ferguson had been caught trying to sell access to Prince Andrew.

The Labour MP is used to splitting opinion - prime minister David Cameron has recently called him a dinosaur and urged him to retire.

Take a look at what tweeters thought of the barb:

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  • Hippolyta

  • Amy Jackson

  • Edward Mayes

  • Paul Waugh

  • Martin McAuley

  • VeggieV

  • Jane Pike

  • Jonathan Pryor

  • Carl Packman

  • James Mills

  • Pete Wishart

  • Alan Jenkins

  • Giles Dilnot

  • Guido Fawkes

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