Pointless Prime Minister’s Questions

Enough is enough. Rant at The Independent after another pathetically juvenile PMQs:


How depressing it has become to watch Prime Minister’s Questions these days.

Planted questions from government backbenchers; pointless posturing from the opposition MPs; pre-written insults from Ed Miliband responded to by unconnected but equally pre-written jibes from the Prime Minister.

The overall impression given after each half-hour session is that we just endured a battle of wits between unarmed opponents. It’s embarrassing, and goes some way towards explaining the ease and freedom with which foreign leaders feel able to tell us to butt out.

Paul Harper

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