Peter McHugh

  • 18 May 2011

    The row over Ken Clarke’s controversial comments on rape engulfs PMQs where Labour leader Ed Miliband ambushes the PM with calls for the Justice Secretary to go, writes Peter McHugh.

  • 11 May 2011

    The Prime Minister is invited to review the first year of coalition government at a colourful PMQs, as Peter McHugh reports.

  • 4 May 2011

    Those were the days: Dave and Nick together in the Downing Street garden – but how times have changed, muses Peter McHugh at pre-election PMQs.

  • 27 Apr 2011

    David Cameron invites the wrath of female opposition MPs by reviving the spirit of Michael Winner at PMQs, reports Peter McHugh

  • 12 Apr 2011

    Political commentator Peter McHugh looks at how all three leaders could fare if the AV referendum goes one way, or the other.

  • 5 Apr 2011

    With the Commons rising for Easter, MPs’ questions to Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg offer the chance for a last hurrah, reports Peter McHugh.

  • 30 Mar 2011

    News of Ed Miliband’s impending nuptuals briefly lightens the mood at Prime Minister’s Questions, reports Peter McHugh.

  • 23 Mar 2011

    It’s the business end of the political season for Chancellor George Osborne and his delivery of the Budget had echoes of Britain’s top football manager, says Peter McHugh.

  • 9 Mar 2011

    Relations – both international and domestic – are at the centre of exchanges at Prime Minister’s Questions. But one key player is notable by his absence, as Peter McHugh reports.

  • 2 Mar 2011

    As Prime Minister’s Questions resumes after its half-term break, Peter McHugh finds Ed Miliband letting David Cameron off the hook…again.

  • 2 Feb 2011

    It wasn’t quite in the league of the Christmas Truce of 1914 but the February Truce of 2011 at PMQs may yet make it into the history books, writes Peter McHugh for Channel 4 News.

  • 21 Jan 2011

    Former diplomat Sir Roderick Lyne became Sir Rottweiler but then Tony Blair’s return to the Iraq Inquiry was eclipsed by another Downing Street drama, writes political commentator Peter McHugh.

  • 20 Jan 2011

    As Alan Johnson leaves – and Ed Balls arrives as the new Shadow Chancellor, what does it all mean for the Labour Party? Peter McHugh has some thoughts on the matter.

  • 10 Jan 2011

    The Oldham and Saddleworth by-election is a crucial early test of the Tory-led Coalition. But as voters prepare for Thursday’s vote, broadcaster Peter McHugh writes that all bets are off.

  • 22 Dec 2010

    It was when Vince Cable slouched into Number 10 wearing Twickenham’s version of John Wayne’s Stetson that you realised he was in trouble. Peter McHugh writes on the new Cablegate.