It seemed for a while that her last outing against Corbyn would be a stultifying reminder of their combined dullness. But she had one last trap to spring.
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“As a party leader who has accepted when her time is up, perhaps the time has come for him to do the same.”
Here is a Leader of the Opposition who cannot see an open goal without tapping the ball gently in the wrong direction.
The Prime Minister confronts Corbyn over “his failure to deal with racism in the Labour Party”.
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Jeremy Corbyn echoed the Prime Minister’s message of regret.
The Speaker must rein in self-indulgent MPs who no longer try to express themselves with the greatest possible concision and force.
Jeremy Corbyn argued that “the best thing would be to go back to the people and let them decide”.
The Opposition leader had pressed the Prime Minister over the UK’s relationship with Saudi Arabia.
In a low blow, the Scottish Nationalists pretend to back Hunt.
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“We will fully fund the replacement of cladding on high-rise residential buildings,” the Prime Minister responds.
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He wonders why it is that Thornberry, his usual jousting partner, is not being allowed to stand in for Corbyn this week.
Corbyn’s new stand-in was strikingly self-possessed.
The House was becalmed.
Corbyn choose to eschew Europe altogether in his six questions, leading instead on inequality and votes for young people.
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“I am sorry we saw so many councillors lose their seats…often for no fault of their own” but “this is not an issue about me,” the Prime Minister replies.