Tag: May

Feb 22, 2017 / / PMQ sketch

There is nothing like a by-election to breathe life into a moribund political party — unless it’s two by-elections. So for a few brief moments at lunchtime today, the kiss — or at least the peck of life — was applied to the corpse of the…

Read the PostThe Queen of Serene  —  and the Labour Party

Jan 25, 2017 / / PMQ sketch
Jan 11, 2017 / / PMQ sketch

You could tell there was trouble afoot by the appearance of the Health Secretary  within slapping distance of Theresa May. The fear on his face gave the game away – it was tethered Jeremy Hunt time in the House of…

Read the PostEven if it’s bollocks Jeremy.

Dec 14, 2016 / / 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.

Nov 30, 2016 / / PMQ sketch

It was when Jeremy got his IMF’s mixed up with his IFS’s at PMQ’s that everyone LOL’d. Well not quite everyone since the Labour front bench developed a sudden interest in the chamber’s Pugin ceiling. But that was a good…

Read the PostPlus ca change.

Nov 2, 2016 / / PMQ sketch

It was when a bloke called Robert somebody from Witney got up and started rabbiting on about high streets that you realised just how much the world has changed. The last bloke from Witney who rabbeted on at Prime Ministers…

Read the PostTerry and Jerry – indignation overflow.

Oct 26, 2016 / / PMQ sketch

The trouble with jokes at Prime Ministers Questions is that they tend to be sitting opposite you. Thus the introduction of Baldrick into proceedings today could only cause further confusion. It had all begun as indifferently as usual, with MPs…

Read the PostTheresa’s doctorate in dodging.

Oct 19, 2016 / / PMQ sketch
Oct 12, 2016 / / PMQ sketch

Imagine, if you can, a stick of celery jammed between a cauliflower and a baking potato and you are imagining Labour’s front bench. That is not, of course, an accurate description since there are far more vegetables involved. But the…

Read the PostJeremy’s allotment.