PMQs

Why we shouldn't ban Russia Today

23 February 2022 11:49 pm

Nadine Dorries, the Culture Secretary, has written to Ofcom urging it to keep the situation with Russia Today ‘very carefully…

PMQs: Boris doubles down on Jimmy Savile claims

3 February 2022 12:35 am

Today’s PMQs suggests that some of the immediate heat has gone the partygate crisis, if only temporarily. Sir Keir Starmer…

A rather pointless PMQs lets Boris off the hook

27 January 2022 12:09 am

Given the extraordinarily low expectations, Prime Minister’s Questions went reasonably well for Boris Johnson today. That is partly because it…

Unbowed Boris has put his Tory rivals in their places

16 December 2021 3:20 am

Boris was resurgent at PMQs today. He sprinkled scorn, merriment and mischief in all directions. He even boasted that last…

PMQs: Boris's nadir

9 December 2021 3:05 am

The bombshell at bay. That’s how Boris looked at today’s PMQs. Deflated, cornered, winded and lifeless. Gone were the chuckles…

Boris throws his staff under the bus

9 December 2021 12:16 am

What possible lines of defence could the Prime Minister come up with after the leaking of footage showing his Downing…

Sir Keir was defeated by his own strategy at PMQs

20 May 2021 1:21 am

The great thing about being trashed in the polls is that the tiniest improvement looks like a triumphant comeback. At…

Have Boris and Starmer worked out each other's weaknesses?

26 November 2020 3:12 am

Sir Keir Starmer is continuing to use his Prime Minister’s Questions to build a narrative about the government’s lack of…

Boris's 'Captain Hindsight' attack backfires

2 November 2020 2:50 am

Boris Johnson may be able to explain his U-turn on imposing a second national lockdown on England in policy terms,…

Life inside Jeremy Corbyn’s crazy party

5 December 2015 9:00 am

What life is like inside the Labour party right now

Charles Moore’s Notes: Cameron should bring back twice-weekly PMQs

16 May 2015 9:00 am

David Cameron is taking a bit of trouble to unite his parliamentary party. Having built a coalition outside it last…

How the Westminster hawk became an endangered species

21 June 2014 9:00 am

There is a slight whiff of the summer of 1914 to Westminster at the moment. The garden party season is…