He was placed under no real pressure by the Leader of the Opposition, whose questions were far too long.
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The Prime Minister meanwhile offered the House not much more than an ounce of facts.
WATCH: Downing Street press conference. The Prime Minister sets out which lockdown restrictions are set to ease.
“If we can’t reopen our society in the next few weeks… then we must ask ourselves when will we be able to return to normal.”
Andrew Gimson’s PMQs sketch: Do you really care how Hancock was sacked, or has that Westminster bubble burst?
The view one takes of the PM and the Leader of the Opposition depends on whether one is by temperament a cavalier or a puritan.
“Millions of people made huge and very difficult sacrifices to follow the rules that his Health Secretary had introduced”, warns Starmer.
The British tradition of liberty, and of equality, demands that the PM be brought low, but today no MP quite managed that.
The Prime Minister’s response while Starmer grilled him on rape prosecutions has caused controversy.
The Labour leader for some reason declined to test fire the latest ammunition supplied by the former Downing Street adviser.
WATCH: PMQs. Johnson – “Thanks to the vaccine roll out…we’re seeing a shot in the arm for business”.
Starmer “would have stopped” vaccine success “by keeping us in the European medicines agency”, says the PM.
It’s given a series of mixed messages over what this means for people who want to go abroad – with troublesome results.
Andrew Gimson’s PMQs sketch: The time has come for Starmer to crack the odd joke at Johnson’s expense
Blackford presented himself “as a member of Scotland’s crofting community”, but did not seem to be trying to raise a laugh.
Starmer says that the Government’s position isn’t clear, and Johnson counters that it wants to rely on guidance, not rules.
The Prime Minister and Leader of the Opposition clash in the wake of the Electoral Commission’s announcement of an investigation.
Today’s PMQs. The view from within the Westminster Village, from beyond the M25 – and what may move the story on.
What could unstitch the Prime Minister is neither the Ministerial Code nor late registration, but any issue connected with tax.
WATCH: The Prime Minister defends his contacts with James Dyson – Prime Minister’s Questions in full
“I make absolutely no apology for doing everything I could to secure ventilators for the people of this country.”