Pmqs

Prime Minister's Questions: Osborne Ignores Tory Civil War

The Huffington Post | Graeme Demianyk | Posted 25.05.2016 | UK Politics

George Osborne has ignored the Tory civil war around him as he hit out at Labour splits and compared senior MPs to "rats deserting a sinking ships". ...

Everything That Happened At PMQs Today, Without The Shouting

The Huffington Post | Ryan Barrell | Posted 25.05.2016 | UK Comedy

We've got another edition of PMQs today, but things aren't going the usual way this time - David Cameron is off at the G7 and Jeremy Corbyn won't be a...

Housing, Refugees and the National Living Wage: Prime Minister's Questions, Factchecked

Full Fact | Posted 12.05.2016 | UK Politics
Full Fact

It's correct that 2015 saw the highest level of house building in a number of years. Around 143,000 homes were completed in total across England. The last time the figures were that high was in 2008. This is still low by historical standards, though...

PMQs: Jess Phillips Urges Cameron To Spare Women's Refuges From Crackdown

The Huffington Post | Graeme Demianyk | Posted 11.05.2016 | UK Politics

Labour MP Jess Phillips has called on David Cameron to "save lives" by sparing women's refuges from a new housing benefit crackdown. Shelters for fami...

PMQs: Corbyn Calls Out Osborne's National Living Wage

The Huffington Post | Graeme Demianyk | Posted 11.05.2016 | UK Politics

Jeremy Corbyn has accused the Government of a "corruption" of the so-called 'living wage' by adopting the name but paying workers less than what is ...

PMQs: David Cameron Cracks A Joke After Being Asked To Apologise For Zac Goldsmith's Mayoral Campaign

The Huffington Post | Owen Bennett | Posted 11.05.2016 | UK Politics

David Cameron today laughed off suggestions he should apologise for the Tories’ “disgraceful” and “racist” London Mayoral campaign. In this ...

All The Interesting Bits From PMQs Today

The Huffington Post | Ryan Barrell | Posted 11.05.2016 | UK Comedy

It's once again time for the Prime Minister to take questions from MPs in the House of Commons, and things should be quite easy for Labour leader Jere...

Council Cuts, Homelessness, and Hezbollah: Prime Minister's Questions, Factchecked

Full Fact | Posted 05.05.2016 | UK Politics
Full Fact

We can't say that homelessness has been reduced by 67% or any specific other amount because the Welsh government has changed what they do about homelessness and how they count it. This isn't to say that the changes haven't made a difference; just that we can't put a number on that difference at the moment.

Jeremy Corbyn: Tories Are 'Smearing' Sadiq Khan

The Huffington Post | Graeme Demianyk | Posted 04.05.2016 | UK Politics

A bad-tempered Prime Minister's Questions has seen Jeremy Corbyn accuse the Conservative Party of "smearing" Labour's London Mayoral candidate Sadiq K...

PMQs: Watch Jeremy Corbyn Troll David Cameron Over His Football Knowledge

The Huffington Post | Owen Bennett | Posted 04.05.2016 | UK Politics

Jeremy Corbyn expertly trolled David Cameron today after the Prime Minister praised Leicester City for winning the Premier League. Speaking at the beg...

PMQs: Lineker Wearing Pants On Match Of the Day Debated

The Huffington Post | Graeme Demianyk | Posted 04.05.2016 | UK Politics

Gary Lineker's promise to present Match of the Day in his pants if Leicester City won the title has reached the floor of the House of Commons during P...

PMQs Today, Without All The Shouting

The Huffington Post | Ryan Barrell | Posted 04.05.2016 | UK Comedy

We've had another storming week in British politics, with Labour's anti-semitism row continuing and 5 May's local elections just around the corner. It...

PMQs: Watch David Cameron Say Nigel Farage Has A 'Poncey' Name

The Huffington Post | Owen Bennett | Posted 27.04.2016 | UK Politics

David Cameron today branded Nigel Farage as “poncey” for the way he pronounces his surname. During Prime Minister’s Questions this afternoon, Ca...

PMQs Today As It Happened (Without The Shouting)

The Huffington Post | Ryan Barrell | Posted 27.04.2016 | UK Comedy

It's been a very busy week in British politics - Labour MP Naz Shah was at the centre of an anti-Semitism row, the Brexit campaign has continued, we'v...

PMQs: David Cameron Accused Of Being 'Racist' By Labour MPs

The Huffington Post | Owen Bennett | Posted 20.04.2016 | UK Politics

Labour MPs accused David Cameron of being “racist” today after he attacked the party’s mayoral candidate for sharing a platform with a so-called...

PMQs: Jeremy Corbyn Attacks David Cameron Over Forcing Schools To Become Academies

The Huffington Post | Graeme Demianyk | Posted 20.04.2016 | UK Politics

The Government has offered the first sign of movement over forcing schools to become academies as Jeremy Corbyn launched a fierce attack on David Came...

'What Do MPs Really Do?' - In Defence of Politicians

Sir Paul Beresford | Posted 15.04.2016 | UK Politics
Sir Paul Beresford

Our report, published today, paints a rather vivid picture of what being an MP entails and the implications for MPs' lives beyond the job. What shines through is that across the party spectrum MPs are unified in their desire to serve the public they represent in the best way they can. So, what exactly do MPs do?

PMQs: David Cameron Accused Of Employing More Staff For Benefits Crackdown Than Collecting Tax

The Huffington Post | Graeme Demianyk | Posted 13.04.2016 | UK Politics

David Cameron has been accused of employing ten times as many civil servants to crackdown on benefit fraud than chasing tax avoidance. But the Prime M...

PMQS: Jeremy Corbyn Tells David Cameron: 'I Paid More Tax Than People You Know Quite Well'

The Huffington Post | Owen Bennett | Posted 13.04.2016 | UK Politics

Jeremy Corbyn joked about his own over-paying of tax today as he trolled David Cameron in Prime Minister’s Questions. The Labour leader quipped tha...

BBC Broadcast Shut Down As Parliament Is Occupied By Disability Cuts Protesters

The Huffington Post | Owen Bennett | Posted 23.03.2016 | UK Politics

Protestors against disability benefit cuts this afternoon staged a noisy demonstration in the heart of Parliament, just yards from where David Cameron...

David Cameron Wants Us All To Get S**tfaced For The Queen's Birthday

The Huffington Post | Louise Ridley | Posted 23.03.2016 | UK

Pub opening hours will be extended for two days in June to celebrate The Queen's 90th birthday, David Cameron has announced. Pubs will open longer on ...

Pictures Reveal What Corbyn Didn’t Want The Cameras To See At PMQs

The Huffington Post | Aubrey Allegretti | Posted 16.03.2016 | UK

Jeremy Corbyn seemingly smartened-up for his showdown with George Osborne today, appearing in the Chamber in a suit that got everybody talking. After ...

PMQs: Watch Labour's Rachel Reeves Throw Serious Shade At Corbynite Richard Burgon After Brexit Question

The Huffington Post UK | Owen Bennett and Ned Simons | Posted 09.03.2016 | UK Politics

Labour MP Richard Burgon provoked a withering look from colleague Rachel Reeves today with a bizarre intervention at Prime Minister’s Questions. ...

PMQs Today, Without All The Shouting

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 09.03.2016 | UK Comedy

Another week, another mid-week dose of Prime Minister's Questions. As usual, it was a ridiculous farce full of school playground-style jeering and chi...

PMQs: 'Where Is The Fella?' Tory MP Bernard Jenkin 'Embarrassed' For Forgetting To Turn Up To Ask Question

The Huffington Post UK | Owen Bennett | Posted 02.03.2016 | UK Politics

Tory MP Bernard Jenkin admits he is “embarrassed” at failing to show up for Prime Minster’s Questions today despite being down to quiz David Cam...