Author: Peter McHugh

Political satirist, media commentator, renowned journalist, Peter McHugh uses his extensive and award-winning (RTS Journalism Lifetime Achievement Award) experience as an acclaimed and applauded journalist to comment and observe on the latest current events. Satirical posts on Prime Minister Questions every week as well as other key events.
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.

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.

Sep 28, 2016 / / PMQ sketch

It wasn’t quite the Cavern Club – and he wasn’t quite John Lennon – but for his fans ‘Jez we can” was good enough. He made them wait of course, in the best show business traditions. Billed for 2.15, it…

Read the PostHelp, I need somebody….

Sep 14, 2016 / / PMQ sketch

It was when Tom Watson smirked that the size of the seismic shift became clear. Smirking is not a pursuit normally associated with the deputy leader of the Labour Party. Indeed if there was a degree in inscrutability there would…

Read the PostLabour’s lunchtime leader.

Sep 7, 2016 / / PMQ sketch

It was UB40 who summed it all up as they pledged their support to Jeremy Corbyn yesterday: “To be honest, we do everything arse-backwards.” Actually, to be really honest, it should have been UB20 since, like the Labour Party, they…

Read the PostJeremy 2 – The sequel

Jul 20, 2016 / / PMQ sketch

It could have been Jeremy Corbyn’s fault for raising the spectre of the 1980’s by poking about in the miner’s strike. Or it could have been the extra adulation from the Tory back benches at the first appearance of Theresa…

Read the PostBack to the Future.

Jul 13, 2016 / / PMQ sketch

It was the look on the faces of the ”fucking useless connivers” which gave the game away. Otherwise known as the Parliamentary Labour Party, they had turned up to see how professionals ditched a leader they did not want. Treachery…

Read the PostThe connivers did not laugh.