“What we want is Universal Credit which is simpler, more straightforward, and which makes sure that work always pays.”
Posts Tagged: PMQs
Gone are the days when the Prime Minister could sweep Corbyn aside as a ludicrous leftie.
Her Brexit majority leaves the Prime Minister free to bludgeon away to her heart’s content.
Yet the Prime Minister’s vulnerability could conceivably strengthen her, by forcing her to listen.
“We both value public services. The difference is, on this side of the House we know you have to pay for them.”
Corbyn tried to twit her on public sector pay, and neither she nor the Cabinet could treat him with the old contempt.
The two clashed over Brexit.
Green, standing in for May, showed what an admirable caretaker leader he would make.
A sudden, retroactive change in how ‘sleep-in’ shifts are classified risks driving many providers out of business.
The Prime Minister mounted a defence of the Government’s record on the public finances.
By forcing the Prime Minister to talk about Economics for Beginners, the Leader of the Opposition has pushed her onto favourable ground.
WATCH: May tells Corbyn the tower cladding problem occurred under Governments and councils of all colours
“We should come together and ensure that we get to the answers of why this has happened, and how do we stop it from happening in the future.”
The Prime Minister showed that on her home turf, in the Commons, she is still a very difficult woman to get out.
Corbyn could not shake May, but Robertson for a moment disconcerted her.
The Labour leader pursues his traditional tactic of reading out a question from a member of the public.