Prime Ministers Questions

The Waugh Zone Thursday October 19, 2017

The Huffington Post | Paul Waugh | Posted 19.10.2017 | UK Politics

1. (AB)STAIN ON THEIR RECORD Last night’s Government ‘defeat’ over its flagship Universal Credit policy was certainly extraordinary. Proving...

PMQS: Theresa May 'Breaking Her Promises' On Fire Safety After Grenfell

The Huffington Post | Owen Bennett | Posted 18.10.2017 | UK Politics

Theresa May was accused of breaking her post-Grenfell tragedy promises on fire safety funding today as a council has been left to foot an £8.4million...

May Slaps Down Hammond Over 'No Deal' Brexit Funds

The Huffington Post | Owen Bennett | Posted 11.10.2017 | UK Politics

Theresa May slapped down her Chancellor today by promising to spend cash now in preparation for a Brexit ‘no deal’ – just hours after Philip Ham...

Theresa May 'Misquoted' Peers And Ignored 'Profound Concerns' About Her Brexit Bill

The Huffington Post | Rachel Wearmouth | Posted 07.09.2017 | UK Politics

Theresa May has been ticked off by an influential peer for wrongly claiming a Lords committee “endorsed” her Brexit approach when in fact it raise...

Theresa May's 'This, That And The Other' Remark Over The Pay Cap Is Infuriating Nurses

The Huffington Post | Owen Bennett | Posted 06.09.2017 | UK Politics

Theresa May accused Labour of wanting to spend money on “this, that and the other” after Jeremy Corbyn demanded a pay rise for nurses. The two par...

Watchdog Rejects Tory PMQs 'No Deal' Brexit Costs Claim

The Huffington Post | Paul Waugh | Posted 12.07.2017 | UK Politics

The Tory government is facing fresh embarrassment over Brexit after the UK’s budget watchdog flatly contradicted claims that it will weigh up the fi...

'You're Supposed To Be Building Consensus, Man' - Emily Thornberry Brings Sass To PMQs

The Huffington Post | Kate Forrester | Posted 12.07.2017 | UK Politics

With Theresa May rubbing shoulders with the King of Spain, it was left to cabinet office minister Damian Green and shadow foreign secretary Emily Thor...

Desperate Plea For Theresa May To Save Three-Year-Old Girl From Female Genital Mutilation

The Huffington Post | Rachel Wearmouth | Posted 06.07.2017 | UK Politics

A three-year-old girl faces female genital mutilation (FGM) if her family is deported, the Prime Minister was warned today. Hannah Bardell MP made a d...

Jeremy Corbyn Accuses Theresa May Of 'Flip Flopping And Floundering' On Public Sector Pay Cap

The Huffington Post | Ned Simons | Posted 05.07.2017 | UK Politics

Jeremy Corbyn has accused Theresa May “flip flopping and floundering” on whether to scrap the 1% public sector pay cap. Speaking during prime mini...

Labour's Jo Stevens Delivers PMQs Burn To Theresa May Over 'Reckless Gambling'

The Huffington Post | Kate Forrester | Posted 28.06.2017 | UK Politics

Labour’s Jo Stevens delivered a ruthless burn to Theresa May during the first Prime Minister’s Questions of the new Parliament. The Cardiff Centra...

SNP's New Westminster Leader Admits Nerves About His First PMQs

The Huffington Post | Rachel Wearmouth | Posted 28.06.2017 | UK Politics

The SNP’s new Westminster leader has admitted “a degree of nervousness” about his first PMQs at the helm today. Ian Blackford, who takes on the ...

The Waugh Zone Wednesday June 28, 2017

The Huffington Post | Paul Waugh | Posted 28.06.2017 | UK Politics

1. DEAF CON ONE Eight long weeks ago, Theresa May ended Prime Minister’s Questions with the hubristic line: “Every vote for me is a vote for str...

Here’s The Cringeworthy Video Theresa May Doesn’t Want You To See After Debate No Show

The Huffington Post | BeckyBarnes | Posted 01.06.2017 | UK

The prime minister may have had her most awkward moment of the election campaign so far, as she stumbled over questions about her BBC debate no-show. ...

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 06.05.2017 | 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...