PMQs – Immigration

Only 64 days remain until Britons go to the polls in the most unpredictable General Election in decades. For those in the Westminster Village there are only four more occasions, including today’s, to witness the Prime Minister being tackled on a whole host of policy and political issues. MPs are certainly counting down the clock …

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PMQs – Second jobs

  PMQs has never been a forum for cross-party agreement; it is a battleground for sound-bites and point-scoring. If reforming the rules for MPs holding second jobs was a priority, an agreement would be reached behind the scenes and changes would be quietly introduced. However, this has been a high-profile scandal and presented an opportunity …

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PMQs – Tax Evasion and the City

Well, that was enlightening. It was inevitable that Ed Miliband would go on HSBC, tax evasion, Tory donors and Lord Green. It was equally inevitable that David Cameron would shout until he was hoarse about Labour’s record on tackling evasion, Ed Balls tenure as City Minister and Labour’s reliance on trade union funding. On days …

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