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View Midlands Eagle's Profile Midlands Eagle Flag 05 Dec 18 2.15pm Send a Private Message to Midlands Eagle Add Midlands Eagle as a friend

Does it serve any useful purpose?

I watch it most weeks whilst eating my lunch and my general feeling seems to be that it is pointless.

Jeremy Corbyn is completely inflexible in his questions and seems unable to think on his feet

Theresa May is a much more confident combatant but often doesn't answer the question but turns it back onto Corbyn

The Speaker uses his increased television audience to practice his amateur dramatics but whilst amusing at first it wears on you after a time as he says the same thing all the time.

Once the main protagonists have finished it's down to the back benchers most of which seem to be "plants" with questions congratulating the Government and if it were up to me I would ban any questions beginning with "Would the Prime Minister like to join me in congratulating........."

In each half hour episode of this soap opera you may get one or two genuine questions about something that needs investigating but other than that as I started off by saying does PMQs serve any useful purpose?

 

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View chris123's Profile chris123 Flag caterham 05 Dec 18 3.12pm Send a Private Message to chris123 Add chris123 as a friend

It used to be twice a week - stop moaning and be grateful.

 

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View Midlands Eagle's Profile Midlands Eagle Flag 05 Dec 18 3.17pm Send a Private Message to Midlands Eagle Add Midlands Eagle as a friend

Originally posted by chris123

It used to be twice a week - stop moaning and be grateful.

I stand suitably chastised

 

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View Cucking Funt's Profile Cucking Funt Flag Back in the jug agane 05 Dec 18 3.49pm Send a Private Message to Cucking Funt Add Cucking Funt as a friend

Corbyn puts May on the ropes every time then, in the final round, punches himself in the face.

 

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View Stirlingsays's Profile Stirlingsays Flag Wisbech, England 05 Dec 18 3.58pm Send a Private Message to Stirlingsays Holmesdale Online Elite Member Add Stirlingsays as a friend

Originally posted by Cucking Funt

Corbyn puts May on the ropes every time then, in the final round, punches himself in the face.


Shame that, there are so many who would gladly do that for him..

 

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View Mapletree's Profile Mapletree Flag Croydon 05 Dec 18 3.59pm Send a Private Message to Mapletree Add Mapletree as a friend

Originally posted by Midlands Eagle

Does it serve any useful purpose?

I watch it most weeks whilst eating my lunch and my general feeling seems to be that it is pointless.

Jeremy Corbyn is completely inflexible in his questions and seems unable to think on his feet

Theresa May is a much more confident combatant but often doesn't answer the question but turns it back onto Corbyn

The Speaker uses his increased television audience to practice his amateur dramatics but whilst amusing at first it wears on you after a time as he says the same thing all the time.

Once the main protagonists have finished it's down to the back benchers most of which seem to be "plants" with questions congratulating the Government and if it were up to me I would ban any questions beginning with "Would the Prime Minister like to join me in congratulating........."

In each half hour episode of this soap opera you may get one or two genuine questions about something that needs investigating but other than that as I started off by saying does PMQs serve any useful purpose?

Is there no wet paint near your office then Midlands?

 

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View Badger11's Profile Badger11 Flag Beckenham 05 Dec 18 3.59pm Send a Private Message to Badger11 Add Badger11 as a friend

It's a waste of time. Most questions are pre-submitted so the PM has an idea what's coming. The only opportunity for the Leader of the Opposition to land a blow is the follow up question. If you are a backbencher it is hard to get you question raised let alone answered.

The only thing it does is show us is who has good debating skills. Corbyn is lousy but that doesn't mean you can't be Prime Minister it is your policies that matter.

 


One more point

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View Midlands Eagle's Profile Midlands Eagle Flag 05 Dec 18 5.38pm Send a Private Message to Midlands Eagle Add Midlands Eagle as a friend

Originally posted by Mapletree

Is there no wet paint near your office then Midlands?

It's either that or some antiques program

 

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View steeleye20's Profile steeleye20 Flag Croydon 05 Dec 18 5.58pm Send a Private Message to steeleye20 Add steeleye20 as a friend

Originally posted by Badger11

It's a waste of time. Most questions are pre-submitted so the PM has an idea what's coming. The only opportunity for the Leader of the Opposition to land a blow is the follow up question. If you are a backbencher it is hard to get you question raised let alone answered.

The only thing it does is show us is who has good debating skills. Corbyn is lousy but that doesn't mean you can't be Prime Minister it is your policies that matter.

Really, when you can't land a knock-out blow on the day after the government has been found in contempt of parliament, when can you?

Charles I had his head chopped off , and he wasn't in contempt.

He had the best answer to Parliament, but unfortunately lost his head......

No planning, typical brexiteer.

 

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