Prime Ministers Questions

Winners, Losers On Hammond's Budget 'Black Wednesday'

The Huffington Post | Paul Waugh | Posted 16.03.2017 | UK Politics

When Theresa May summoned Philip Hammond to No.10 Downing Street just after 8am, it was clear that his ‘White Van Man’ tax rise was on the menu. A...

May Ducks Corbyn Questions Over Trump Travel Ban

The Huffington Post | Paul Waugh | Posted 01.02.2017 | UK Politics

Theresa May has refused to reveal whether the White House gave her advance notice of Donald Trump’s controversial travel ban. The Prime Minister duc...

The Prime Minister Must Put Her Money Where Her Mouth Is And Protect Workers Rights After Brexit

Melanie Onn | Posted 27.01.2017 | UK Politics
Melanie Onn

I have tabled amendments to the Article 50 bill, to protect workers' rights in British law from the day we leave, and Keir Starmer and the Labour frontbench have agreed to support them. It's time for Theresa May to either put her money where her mouth is, or admit that her Party has no intention of preserving the rights of working people.

Theresa May 'Hopes' Trump Will Honour Paris Climate Change Agreement

The Huffington Post | Martha Gill | Posted 25.01.2017 | UK Politics

.@Ed_Miliband asks @Theresa_May if she can convince @POTUS "that #climatechange is not a hoax invented by the Chinese." #PMQs

PMQs: Jeremy Corbyn Pays Tribute To A Dead Police Officer Who Didn't Actually Die

The Huffington Post | Owen Bennett | Posted 25.01.2017 | UK Politics

Jeremy Corbyn today was left humiliated after offering condolences to the family of a dead police officer – who hadn’t died. Speaking in Prime Min...

PMQs: Theresa May Derided As She Talks Of Just A 'Small Number' Of 'Unacceptable' NHS Incidents

The Huffington Post | Owen Bennett | Posted 11.01.2017 | UK Politics

Jeremy Corbyn today accused Theresa May of being in “denial” over the NHS crisis after the Tory leader played down problems in the health service....

Boris Johnson Thinks Number 10 'Are After Him'

The Huffington Post | George Bowden | Posted 17.12.2016 | UK

Boris Johnson has told friends he believes Number 10 is “after him” following a serious of gaffes and disagreements, it has been reported. It come...

Corbyn Nails Theresa May Over Elderly Care 'Con'

The Huffington Post | Paul Waugh | Posted 15.12.2016 | UK Politics

Jeremy Corbyn has slammed as a “con” Theresa May’s attempt to hike council taxes to tackle the care crisis facing Britain’s elderly. In the fi...

Corbyn's 'Effective' Leadership 'Helped Oust Cameron'

The Huffington Post | Paul Waugh | Posted 15.09.2016 | UK Politics

Jeremy Corbyn’s “effective” leadership was a key factor in David Cameron’s downfall, a source close to him has declared. Just days after the f...

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.

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. ...

Quiz: Did MPs *Really* Use This Insult In Parliament?

The Huffington Post | Graeme Demianyk | Posted 26.02.2016 | UK Politics

The "Your Mum" exchange between David Cameron and Jeremy Corbyn showed how Parliament can be an unforgiving place. But the political insult has a long...

PMQs: 'Call Tony Blair If You Want Answers Over Google's Taxes' Cameron Tells Corbyn

The Huffington Post | Owen Bennett | Posted 27.01.2016 | UK Politics

Jeremy Corbyn should be directing questions about the size of Google’s tax bill to Tony Blair and Gordon Brown, David Cameron argued today in a fier...

How Free Speech Killed the BNP

Alan Grant | Posted 08.01.2017 | UK Politics
Alan Grant

The headlines make pretty grim reading. Britain seems to be mostly underwater, the threat of Islamic terrorism prevails, an evil universe version of a Sesame Street character is alarmingly close to the most powerful office in the world and it's getting nearer to the time of the year when it feels a bit weird to watch Christmas specials.

Jeremy Corbyn Reveals The Secret Behind His 'Geography Teacher Stare'

The Huffington Post | Graeme Demianyk | Posted 07.01.2016 | UK Politics

Jeremy Corbyn has revealed the secret behind his “geography teacher stare” - he was once a geography teacher. The Labour leader told journalist...

PMQs: Jeremy Corbyn Attacks David Cameron Over Flood Defence Spending Amid PM's Reshuffle Jibes

The Huffington Post | Owen Bennett | Posted 06.01.2016 | UK Politics

David Cameron vowed “lessons will be learnt” from the devastating winter floods, after Jeremy Corbyn pressed him on funding vital defences against...

PMQs: David Cameron Lets Slip He's Still A Smoker

The Huffington Post | Owen Bennett | Posted 21.12.2015 | UK Politics

David Cameron today let slip he is still an occasional smoker, admitting he has only quit cigarettes “relatively successfully”. In Prime Minist...

PMQs: David Cameron Says He Won't Ban 'Divisive' Donald Trump From UK

The Huffington Post UK | Graeme Demianyk | Posted 16.12.2015 | UK Politics

David Cameron has said Donald Trump’s call to ban Muslims entering the US was “divisive, stupid and wrong” - but the Presidential hopeful would ...

PMQS: Cameron Makes Out Corbyn Didn't Say Happy Christmas...After He Literally Did

The Huffington Post | Owen Bennett | Posted 16.12.2015 | UK Politics

David Cameron and Jeremy Corbyn clashed in Prime Minister’s Questions today…about how to wish people a Happy Christmas. The Labour leader began...

Labour's Alison McGovern Stumps George Osborne Over Refugee Numbers

The Huffington Post UK | Owen Bennett | Posted 09.12.2015 | UK Politics

George Osborne was left stumped today in Prime Minister’s Questions after being asked why refugee numbers were included in the Government’s migrat...

Cameron Mocked For Leading 'Oxfordshire Anti-Austerity Movement'

The Huffington Post UK | Ned Simons | Posted 18.11.2015 | UK Politics

David Cameron was mocked by Labour during prime minister's questions on Wednesday after he was found to have complained to his local council about cut...

PMQs: Corbyn Is 'Doing A Paxman' On Cameron Over Tax Credits

The Huffington Post UK | Graeme Demianyk | Posted 04.11.2015 | UK Politics

Jeremy Corbyn has received "no answer" from David Cameron over the impact of cuts to tax credits after asking the Prime Minister nine questions in row...

PMQs: David Cameron Six Times Refuses To Reveal If Millions Will Be Worse Off After Tax Credit Cuts

The Huffington Post UK | Owen Bennett | Posted 28.10.2015 | UK Politics

David Cameron today six times dodged revealing if anyone would be worse off after next year’s tax credit cuts came into force. During Prime Minis...

Government's Defence Of Tax Credit Cuts Is Falling To Pieces

The Huffington Post UK | Graeme Demianyk | Posted 14.10.2015 | UK Politics

The Government has "blown the lid" off its defence of slashing tax credits after admitting one-in-five workers will be hit by the welfare reform. D...

Corbyn's PMQs Debut: How He Went Out for a Cheeseburger and Ended Up in the Ritz

Georgina Edwards | Posted 17.09.2016 | UK Universities & Education
Georgina Edwards

What encapsulates all of Corbyn's shortcomings in yesterday's PMQs is a lack of drive and ambition. He seems quite content to remain as a critic, rather than a leader, to react, rather than seize initiative, and to create a socialist movement, rather than a socialist country. He is Labour's accidental leader. As if he went out in search for a Cheeseburger and ended up dining at the Ritz.