He also claims Scotland doesn’t have powers it needs to respond to the Covid-19 crisis “in the way that it should”.
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Andrew Gimson’s PMQs sketch: Johnson would rather be “Wrong but Wromantic” than “Right but Repulsive”
Starmer finds himself the bearer of bad news, a Roundhead reproaching the Cavalier PM for holding out the prospect of a rosy future.
Andrew Gimson’s Commons sketch: The Prime Minister offers good-natured, commonsensical, rather fuzzy unity
When Starmer tried to cross-examine him in order to produce clarity, Johnson simply refused to engage.
But there were a couple of moments of levity – though both men agreed that this is no time for it.
To the astonishment of those who see him as an incorrigible buffoon, the Prime Minister looked and sounded unremittingly sombre.
Needed: a phrase book which captures the boldly meaningless tone of political debate.
The Prime Minister resembles a batsman who is enjoying himself.
Seldom have the politics of magnanimity been used so skilfully to baffle dissent.
The Prime Minister conducted himself like a benevolent monarch.
The SNP’s Westminster leader is asked whether scrapping the nuclear deterrent will be part of their price for putting Corbyn in Downing Street.
WATCH: A fly in the ointment? Blackford says that the EU citizens and 16 year olds should be able to vote.
The Government has pledged to pull the Bill in the event of either of these conditions being put into it.
“The first thing to do is to have that election – let the people have their say, and then move forwards from there.”
The vehement Johnson of last week transformed himself into a master of the soft word that turneth away wrath.
Here is a Leader of the Opposition who cannot see an open goal without tapping the ball gently in the wrong direction.
In a low blow, the Scottish Nationalists pretend to back Hunt.