Cameron Gets Really Good Economy News... Just In Time For PMQs

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 21.01.2015 | UK Politics

David Cameron has received a well-timed political boost ahead of Prime Minister's Questions today after official figures revealed that unemployment ha...

PMQs 'Should Be Axed,' Says Clegg

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Jack Sommers | Posted 18.01.2015 | UK Politics

Prime Minister's Questions (PMQs) is a farce and should be scrapped altogether, Nick Clegg has said. He said that he found sitting alongside David ...

Here's What Happened At PMQs

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 07.01.2015 | UK Politics

Prime Minister's Questions focused on the Chilcot Inquiry, the NHS, and the shootings at Charlie Hebdo's offices in Paris. PM: We stand united with...

Mehdi's Minute: On Osborne's Numbers, Cameron's 'Masosadism' and Brown's Retirement

Mehdi Hasan | Posted 05.12.2014 | UK Politics
Mehdi Hasan

Do you want my alternative, semi-serious take on George Osborne's Autumn Statement, David Cameron's PMQS gaffe and Gordon Brown's decision to stand down from parliament? Here's the political week in 60 seconds...

David Cameron Invents New Sex Act

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 03.12.2014 | UK Politics

David Cameron was lambasted by his opposition today when he accidentally created a new sex act: political maso-sadism. The PM was left even more re...

Man Tries To Throw Marbles At MPs During PMQs

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.10.2014 | UK Politics

A man was bundled out of the public gallery above the Commons chamber by security during prime minister's questions on Wednesday, after throwing marbl...

Here's How PMQs (And Ed's Sexy Voice) Went Down On Twitter

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 15.10.2014 | UK Politics

It's Wednesday which can mean only one thing - a bunch of opinionated folk have gathered in a room to see who can shout the loudest and rattle off the...

'PMQs Should Stand For Public Question Time'

PA/Huffington Post | Posted 27.07.2014 | UK Politics

Ed Miliband said he would subject himself to a regular interrogation by ordinary voters at Westminster if he becomes prime minister. The Labour lea...

'As The World Burned, Nick Clegg Cooked'

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 21.07.2014 | UK Politics

Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg has been forced to brush off criticism for appearing on a TV cookery programme during the international crises over U...

Asa Bennett

Someone Wrote A Poem About PMQs And Sent It To John Bercow | Asa Bennett | Posted 17.07.2014 | UK Politics

John Bercow has been getting tons of letters from the public, pouring scorn on parliament's "nodding donkeys" and "sneering fools" at Prime Minister'...

Asa Bennett

Is Cameron Mentally Ill? Public Still Deeply Unimpressed With PMQs | Asa Bennett | Posted 17.07.2014 | UK Politics

"Nodding donkeys", "sneering fools", "jeering cranks" and "screeching women", despite the best efforts of John Bercow, the public are still less than ...

Here's 5 Ways You Can Make These Two Sound Like Harman On Tax

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 16.07.2014 | UK Politics

The Tories are very excited after Prime Minister's Questions, as David Cameron tried to sink Ed Miliband with a quote from Harriet Harman suggesting t...

Nick Robinson Has Lost His Phone -- The Entire British Cabinet Is Worried

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 20.05.2014 | UK

We've all been there. That sinking moment of realisation that your trusty phone is no longer safely in your possession, but lost in the depths of a ca...

Mehdi's Minute: On Non-Stick Nigel Farage, Ed 'Chavez' Miliband and Paxo's Departure

Mehdi Hasan | Posted 02.07.2014 | UK Politics
Mehdi Hasan

Do you want my alternative, semi-serious take on the rise and rise of Ukip, Ed Miliband's 'Venezuelan' reforms of the rental market, Jeremy Paxman's decision to quit Newsnight and Cameron v Bercow at PMQs?

WATCH: Bercow Silences David Cameron

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 30.04.2014 | UK Politics

John Bercow has obviously spent the parliamentary recess missing telling off MPs for being too noisy and for taking too long to answer questions. T...

Female MPs Put Off By 'Noise And Histrionics' Of PMQs, Says Commons Speaker

PA | Posted 17.04.2014 | UK

Female MPs are put off contributing to Prime Minister's Questions by its "histrionics and cacophony of noise", according to John Bercow. The Common...

Mehdi's Minute: On Nigel Beating Up Nick, Punch and Judy at PMQs and Why Dave's Wild About Waitrose

Mehdi Hasan | Posted 03.06.2014 | UK Politics
Mehdi Hasan

Do you want my alternative, semi-serious take on round two of the Nick vs Nigel debate over Europe, Dave and Ed slagging each other off at PMQs and the prime minister's affection for Waitrose and Ocado? Here's the political week in 60 seconds.

Mehdi's Morning Memo: Nigel 2. Nick 0.

Huffington Post | Mehdi Hasan | Posted 03.04.2014 | UK Politics

Here are the five things you need to know on Thursday 3 April 2014... 1) NIGEL 2. NICK 0. Happy birthday, Nigel. From the Huffington Post UK: ...

David Cameron IS... The Dunce Of Downing Street

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 02.04.2014 | UK Comedy

When it came to the privatisation of the Royal Mail, said Ed Miliband at Prime Minister's Questions today, David Cameron "wasn't so much The Wolf Of W...

Cameron Takes A Swipe At 'The Two Muppets'

The Huffington Post UK | Ned Simons | Posted 02.04.2014 | UK Politics

Punch and Judy politics returned to prime minister's questions on Wednesday. David Cameron called Ed Miliband and Ed Balls "Muppets". The Labour leade...

G8 Summit Could Be Abandoned Over Ukraine Crisis, Says David Cameron

PA/The Huffington Post | Posted 05.03.2014 | UK Politics

David Cameron has given his strongest indication yet that the G8 meeting in Russia will be abandoned in a continuing stand-off over Moscow's intervent...

Why PMQs Must Go

Alan Clarke | Posted 02.05.2014 | UK Politics
Alan Clarke

Bar one or two exceptions, Prime Minister's Questions is exactly the same every week. It is not that it never deals with the serious issues of the day - it does, it is just when these occasional days occur, the result is a solemn affair that journalists and MPs agree is disappointing. Indeed, such a PMQs only really occurs when there is no other choice remaining.

David Cameron Rejects Suggestion Of Tory Coalition With Labour

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 26.02.2014 | UK Politics

Such is the distaste among some Tory MPs for the coalition with the Liberal Democrats, one Conservative has suggested David Cameron strike a deal with...

Honourable Members or a Dishonourable Rabble

Paul M. Davies | Posted 23.04.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Paul M. Davies

If MPs can't be trusted to behave like adults, maybe we should take a leaf out of Supernanny's book. Giving MPs a time out for bad behaviour might just be the only way we can get them to play nicely, and learn to respect others.

Ten Examples of Politicians Behaving Like Overgrown Children

Matt Lacey | Posted 25.04.2014 | UK Comedy
Matt Lacey

Speaker John Bercow has recently commented that he would like to curb the "yobbery and public-school twittishness" displayed in the House of Commons. But bawling like toddlers fighting at a creche is not an activity exclusive to the mother of all parliaments. Around the world, elected representatives regularly shout, wail, make animal noises, cry and fight. Here are 10 examples...