By most accounts Jeremy Corbyn had one of his best PMQs today. Even during normal circumstances the Prime Minister is evasive about questions she is asked, but today she was all over the place.
Jeremy Corbyn’s best moment at PMQs today came near the end when he laid into the PM repeatedly for ignoring the social care crisis.
Brexiteer MP Peter Bone began a question noting that it was his birthday.
While the parliamentary Labour Party’s current woes are undeniable, giddy Tory MPs seem to be losing perspective on matters outside the Westminster bubble — i.e. that much of the North of England was recently under water.
Tory Michael Fabricant — who likes to describe himself as “MP dude” — looks to have been whingeing that Jeremy Corbyn reading out questions from real people during Prime Minister’s Questions takes too long:
Those pig rumours still have currency in Westminster, raising more than a titter during PMQs.
No double fist pumps today, Iain?
He may not have known what LOL stood for — but the prime minister certainly knew the message he was delivering to Angus Robertson this afternoon: What a statesman!
Father of the House Sir Peter Tapsell’s nightmare vision of a system in which MPs are banned from coining it in with second jobs: “I fear that if members of this house are not allowed a second job, then membership will largely be confined to those with large inheritances or those with rich spouses or to […]
The political future of DWP minister Lord Freud hangs in the balance this afternoon — after Labour ambushed the Tories with a recording in which he suggests that disabled people are “not worth the full [minimum] wage”. The details were released just before PMQs — with Miliband duly challenging David Cameron to sack the millionaire minister. […]