Corbyn’s new stand-in was strikingly self-possessed.
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WATCH: May’s deputy rejects Thornberry’s attempt to draw a link between Brexit and ‘New IRA’ violence
“I don’t think those murderers in Derry were motivated by any thoughts about the border or about customs arrangements.”
Andrew Gimson’s PMQs sketch: Lidington gives the impression that on Brexit the Government is becalmed
The Prime Minister’s deputy baffled inquiry with consummate professionalism.
Esther McVey with the support of MPs from across the party is refreshing and renewing the project.
But their deputies look stricken, while the defectors are rejuvenated.
He teases Thornberry that perhaps when she voted for Article 50 to be triggered she was “present but not involved”.
But neither she nor Lidington sounded as if they expect Brexit to end in disaster.
Thornberry can’t “guarantee” her foreign policy won’t indulge human rights abusers when Corbyn does exactly that
The Shadow Foreign Secretary is making pledges her leader seems unlikely to honour.
Steven Edginton: The BBC’s Question Time last week. Abbott was the victim of her own rudeness – not of racism. As I saw at first-hand.
The only explanation I can find is that she mistakenly assumed I was just another Tory public school boy, to whom she did not need to bother giving the time of day.
The Budget has prompted further disarray in the Labour Party. But they do show a willingness to “compromise with the electorate”.
Marr puts it to her that they’re designed to ensure that the Government fails them – and have no other purpose.
When you’re worried about your child’s school, politicians look remote when they sound more interested in acronym bingo on whether we should look more like Canada or Norway.
Johnson’s critics who accuse him of Islamophobia are either confused or disingenuous. Their tactics harm mainstream Muslims.
WATCH: “Get behind us…in the common interest, instead of carping from the sidelines”, Lidington tells Thornberry
“We have ended up with him proposing a dog’s Brexit,” the Shadow Foreign Secretary charges.
Thornberry gave no sign that she might be an improvement on the present Leader of the Opposition.