Tag: Brexit

Jan 25, 2017 / / PMQ sketch
Dec 7, 2016 / / PMQ sketch

Imagine, if you can, Robert Peston’s older brother; the same strangulated syntax, the same windmilling arms. Step forward David Lidington, MP for Aylesbury, Leader of the House of Commons and, for – one lunchtime only – the PM in PMQs.…

Read the PostPMQS – Not quite a waste of time.

Oct 5, 2016 / / PMQ sketch

Did you know that the Prime Minister of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, the present First Lord of the Treasury, is actually called Terry? Not Theresa as in Theresa May but Terry as in Venables or Thomas or indeed Major-Ball.…

Read the PostArse, as in farce.

Jun 15, 2016 / / PMQ sketch

Out on the Thames Captain Jack Sparrow, disguised as Bob Geldof, was duking it out with Nigel Farage, disguised as Nigel Farage. Inside the Commons, Downing Street Dave was doing the same with Mahmoud Abbas, President of the Palestinian National…

Read the PostDave: Down but not out…yet.

Jun 8, 2016 / / PMQ sketch

It is only when you write Ed Miliband into the equation that you can start making sense of Jeremy Corbyn and Prime Ministers Questions. Regular readers will remember how Ed mastered the one step forward-several steps back, approach to PMQs…

Read the PostOn your Ed!

Jun 2, 2016 / / PMQ sketch

It must have been a good speech because Jeremy was clapping his hands off. Then again it had been his speech, so he should know. There is always something slightly disconcerting about someone who applauds himself – unless you are…

Read the PostL’audace l’audace toujours l’audace.

May 25, 2016 / / PMQ sketch

Just when you thought Prime Ministers Questions could get no worse for the Labour Party – it got better. Just when you thought Jeremy Corbyn was as good as it gets – he took the day off. Just when you…

Read the PostBut Jeremy will be back!

May 18, 2016 / / PMQ sketch

Michael Gove came as a set of curtains, the Lord Great Chamberlain came as Ronnie O’Sullivan and Speaker Bercow came as an antimacassar. The leader of the people’s party put the revolution on hold for the morning and came along…

Read the PostJeremy and Dave – They did not hold hands.

May 11, 2016 / / Brexit
Apr 20, 2016 / / PMQ sketch

There’s a touch of Baldrick’s dad about Jeremy Corbyn and more than a touch of General Melchett about David Cameron. Jeremy Hunt as Captain Darling is sublime casting – but we digress. Matters military often come to mind when surveying…

Read the PostTraditional Tory disloyalty kicked in.