“We didn’t wait until yesterday’s Spring Statement to announce more money for the NHS – we announced it in the Budget last autumn!”
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“The link that we have with Saudi Arabia is historic, it is an important one, and it has saved the lives of potentially hundreds of people in this country.”
The dismal truth is that nobody in the Labour leader’s office any longer expects him to be any good.
May sounded unusually confident, but Johnson scuttled out of the Chamber.
“Normally he stands up and asks me to sign a blank cheque, I know he likes Czechs but really…”, the Prime Minister replies.
The Prime Minister told one good joke and then bored her way to victory.
We feel a commission, a working group, an inquiry coming in – to look these inconsistencies, accidents of history and quirks, to see if some tidying-up is required.
“This is a Government that is actually protecting police budgets,” the Prime Minister insisted, while the Labour leader alleged the opposite.
“It’s a delight to me to see the Right Honourable Lady still in her place when no fewer 97 members of her front bench have either been sacked or resigned.”
Thornberry, standing in for Corbyn, spoke still more forcefully than he does for Islington.
WATCH: “Does the Prime Minister agree with the Foreign Secretary?” Corbyn deploys Johnson’s NHS funding demand against May
In return, the Prime Minister pledges to continue increasing funding for the health service, while the Labour leader tries to pit her against A&E doctors.
The Prime Minister’s failure to talk about the dependence of the NHS on the economy is bizarre.
Sir Desmond Swayne stayed awake, and was greeted with a roar of appreciation.
“If it was the case that the Government… pulled out of contracts whenever a profit warning was issued, that would be the best way to ensure that companies failed and jobs were lost.”
Nicky Morgan: The Prime Minister should set out her stall on health and social care – as well as Brexit
Is there a national collection of staff ideas? Are Whitehall teams working together? What conversations are being held with housebuilders? There’s so much to be done.