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Absent Clarke the talk of PMQs
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.
PMQs of many hues
The Prime Minister is invited to review the first year of coalition government at a colourful PMQs, as Peter McHugh reports.
Clegg wishes he could get back to the garden
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.
‘Calm down dear’… it’s only PMQs
David Cameron invites the wrath of female opposition MPs by reviving the spirit of Michael Winner at PMQs, reports Peter McHugh
The winners and losers of a ‘Yes’ or ‘No’ vote on AV
Political commentator Peter McHugh looks at how all three leaders could fare if the AV referendum goes one way, or the other.
The Deputy – and the deputy’s friend
With the Commons rising for Easter, MPs’ questions to Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg offer the chance for a last hurrah, reports Peter McHugh.
PMQs: for better, for worse
News of Ed Miliband’s impending nuptuals briefly lightens the mood at Prime Minister’s Questions, reports Peter McHugh.
George Osborne’s Big Day
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.
The House of Commons reacts to Libya assault
Peter McHugh writes for Channel 4 News on the debate on Libya in the House of Commons, where despite widespread support for action there is still a niggling doubt if, legally, Gaddafi is a target.
PMQs: Don’t be vague, go for Hague
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.
Ed lets Dave off the hook – to Tory disappointment
As Prime Minister’s Questions resumes after its half-term break, Peter McHugh finds Ed Miliband letting David Cameron off the hook…again.
PMQs: an uneasy truce
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.
Blair and Coulson: another good day to bury bad news?
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.
Two Eds better than one?
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.
Fight for votes as Oldham by-election looms
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.