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Prime Minister's Questions: Constitutional convention of the United Kingdom
Prime Minister's Questions is a constitutional convention in the United Kingdom, currently held as a single session every Wednesday at noon when the House of Commons is sitting, during which the Prime Minister answers questions from Members of Parliament (MPs).

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Keir Starmer and Boris Johnson spar over care homes and contact tracing during PMQs [Video]

Keir Starmer and Boris Johnson spar over care homes and contact tracing during PMQs

Prime Minister Boris Johnson and Leader of the Opposition Sir Keir Starmer clash over contact tracing measures and care home provisions during Prime Minister's Questions in the House of Commons. Sir..

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 01:41Published
PM acknowledges 'deeply horrifying' death figures [Video]

PM acknowledges 'deeply horrifying' death figures

Prime Minister Boris Johnson insists he is not shying away from the 'deeply horrifying' death figures, after being challenged during today’s PMQs over the decision to drop a chart showing..

Credit: ODN     Duration: 02:56Published
Boris Johnson promises 200,000 daily Covid-19 tests by the end of May [Video]

Boris Johnson promises 200,000 daily Covid-19 tests by the end of May

The Prime Minister told the Commons that a “fantastic” testing regime will be critical to the UK’s long-term economic recovery. Responding to Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer during PMQs, Mr..

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 00:28Published
British gov't under fire in PMQs for coronavirus response [Video]

British gov't under fire in PMQs for coronavirus response

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson faced a call on Wednesday for an inquiry into his government's handling of the coronavirus crisis after failing to fully explain partial death data, limited testing..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:10Published
Starmer challenges Raab over coronavirus response at Labour leader’s first PMQs [Video]

Starmer challenges Raab over coronavirus response at Labour leader’s first PMQs

The Government was accused of being slow to respond to the coronavirus crisis as Dominic Raab faced questions on testing and protection for NHS and care workers in his Prime Minister’s Questions..

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 02:09Published
New Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer in profile [Video]

New Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer in profile

A look at the career of new Labour Party leader Sir Keir Starmer, who will take part in his first PMQs as Leader of the Opposition on Wednesday.

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 01:01Published

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