Prime Ministers Questions

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 11.01.2016 | 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 18.09.2015 | 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.

This Is How One Tory MP Reacted To Corbyn's First PMQs

The Huffington Post UK | Jack Sommers | Posted 16.09.2015 | UK

A Tory MP captured Jeremy Corbyn at the dispatch box ahead of his first Prime Minister's Questions today in the only way parliamentary rules allow. ...

Why Corbyn's New-Look Prime Minister's Questions Won't Be Every Week

The Huffington Post UK | Graeme Demianyk | Posted 16.09.2015 | UK Politics

Jeremy Corbyn will not deploy questions from the public each week when confronting David Cameron despite tearing up the rule-book at his first Prime ...

The Waugh Zone September 16, 2015

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Waugh | Posted 16.09.2015 | UK Politics

The five things you need to know on Wednesday September 16, 2015... 1) JCQS There’s a real danger for Jeremy Corbyn that t...

David Cameron Gives 'Disgraceful Reply' To Proposed PMQs Reform

The Huffington Post UK | Owen Bennett | Posted 04.06.2015 | UK Politics

David Cameron ducked reform of Prime Minister’s Questions with a “disgraceful” reply to a long-term critic of the weekly bouts. Labour MP Pau...

Watch Cameron Encourage New MP to Run For Labour Leadership: 'Go For It'

The Huffington Post UK | Ned Simons | Posted 03.06.2015 | UK Politics

David Cameron urged a newly elected Labour MP to run for leader of her party today and jokingly praised her for asking a question about fiscal respons...

Ned Simons

Cameron Wrong-Foots Miliband At Final PMQs With VAT Pledge

HuffingtonPost.com | Ned Simons | Posted 25.03.2015 | UK Politics

David Cameron appeared to catch Ed Miliband completely off guard today by ruling out any rise in VAT in the next parliament should the Conservatives w...

PMQs Today Without The Shouting

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 25.03.2015 | UK Politics

Happy Wednesday, it's PMQs time again! Here's a round-up of all the best bits from the Commons, but without all the jeering and cheering. Oh, and i...

PMQs Today Without The Shouting

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 11.03.2015 | UK Politics

PMQs again. Time for lots of shouting and arguing broadcast live from the House of Commons. We extracted all the good bits for your pleasure. Ed Mi...

PMQs Without The Shouting

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 11.02.2015 | UK Politics

It's Wednesday again! We've sifted through the jeering to pick out the key points from PMQs so you don't need to. The only important thing coming o...

We're Getting This Debates Business All Wrong - Here's Why

Serena Cowdy | Posted 21.03.2015 | UK Politics
Serena Cowdy

The thing is, we're going about this entirely the wrong way. If we must get all presidential and judge the party leaders on performance (as opposed to, oooh, I don't know, policies) there are far more interesting ways to do it. Here are three:

Freud Revelation Exposes Weakness in David Cameron's Technique

Will Black | Posted 15.12.2014 | UK Politics
Will Black

The public, media and political response to the revelation that Lord Freud, in a fringe meeting at Conservative Party conference, suggested that some people with disabilities are not "worth" the minimum wage and perhaps should instead work for as little as £2 an hour, has been fascinating.

Tory Minister Urged To Resign For Saying Disabled 'Not Worth' Minimum Wage

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 15.10.2014 | UK Politics

Tory welfare minister Lord Freud has been urged to resign after he suggested that disabled people are "not worth" being paid the full minimum wage. ...