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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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PMQs: Johnson and Starmer clash over Leicester lockdown [Video]

PMQs: Johnson and Starmer clash over Leicester lockdown

Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer asked why the Government was "so slow to act" to implement a lockdown in Leicester after it knew of a spike in virus cases.During PMQs, he told the Commons: "At the daily..

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PMQs: PM's investment announcements only 0.2% of GDP [Video]

PMQs: PM's investment announcements only 0.2% of GDP

Labour Leader Sir Keir Starmer has criticised the investment announcements made in a speech by Prime Minister Boris Johnson yesterday, which he claimed amount to "investment equivalent to less than a..

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PMQs: Starmer attacks government over Leicester delays [Video]

PMQs: Starmer attacks government over Leicester delays

Labour Leader Sir Keir Starmer has questioned Prime Minister Boris Johnson over delays by the government to tackle the localised Covid-19 outbreak in Leicester, which led to the first regional lockdown..

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PMQs: UK to open citizenship path to Hong Kong nationals [Video]

PMQs: UK to open citizenship path to Hong Kong nationals

Prime Minister Boris Johnson said the national security law introduced in Hong Kong by the Chinese government today "constitutes a clear and serious breach" of the joint declaration and violates Hong..

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Boris Johnson departs for Prime Minister's Questions [Video]

Boris Johnson departs for Prime Minister's Questions

Prime Minister Boris Johnson has left 10 Downing Street to attend PMQs in the House of Commons. Report by Connerv. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at..

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PMQs: Boris Johnson announces new route for Hong Kong citizens to enter the UK [Video]

PMQs: Boris Johnson announces new route for Hong Kong citizens to enter the UK

Boris Johnson told MPs that he would introduce a new route for Hong Kongers with British National (Overseas) status to enter the UK following the introduction of Beijing’s new security law.

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Boris Johnson on Reading attack: Senseless murder' will not change our way of life [Video]

Boris Johnson on Reading attack: Senseless murder' will not change our way of life

Following the Forbury Gardens fatal stabbings, Boris Johnson said the Government will not let a “senseless murder” intimidate people into changing their lives.Reading East MP Matt Rodda asked..

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PMQs: Starmer and Johnson clash over contact tracing program [Video]

PMQs: Starmer and Johnson clash over contact tracing program

Leader of the Labour Party Sir Keir Starmer has criticised the government on the supposed ineffectiveness of the NHS Track and Trace programme. Prime Minister Boris Johnson refuted the criticism...

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PMQs: PM promises action on racial inequality [Video]

PMQs: PM promises action on racial inequality

Prime Minister Boris Johnson has assured ministers the recommendations of the Lammy Review, the Race Disparity Audit in the workplace, and the independent review of the Windrush scandal are already..

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Boris Johnson departs for PMQs [Video]

Boris Johnson departs for PMQs

Prime Minister Boris Johnson has left 10 Downing Street ahead of Prime Minister's Questions. Report by Patelr. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at..

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Hancock appears to forget social distancing rules at PMQs [Video]

Hancock appears to forget social distancing rules at PMQs

Health Secretary Matt Hancock appeared to forget social distancing rules when he patted the back of a colleague on arriving inside the House of Commons for PMQs. Report by Blairm. Like us on Facebook..

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Starmer offers to swap places with PM at PMQs [Video]

Starmer offers to swap places with PM at PMQs

Labour leader Keir Starmer offers to swap places with PM Boris Johnson after he asks him a question as they clash over the government's coronavirus U-turns. Report by Bassaneseg. Like us on Facebook at..

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PM is 'proud' of government's free food vouchers [Video]

PM is 'proud' of government's free food vouchers

Prime Minister Boris Johnson says at PMQs that he is proud the government will provide free food vouchers for vulnerable children. Report by Bassaneseg. Like us on Facebook at..

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PM departs Downing Street to attend PMQs [Video]

PM departs Downing Street to attend PMQs

PM departs Downing Street to attend PMQs at the House of Commons. Report by Bassaneseg. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn

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PMQs: PM challenged on schools u-turn [Video]

PMQs: PM challenged on schools u-turn

Labour leader Keir Starmer has challenged the Prime Minister over the government's u-turn on reopening schools before the summer holidays. Report by Etemadil. Like us on Facebook at..

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PM departs Downing Street for PMQs [Video]

PM departs Downing Street for PMQs

Prime Minister Boris Johnson departs Downing Street for the House of Commons where he will face Keir Starmer at Prime Minister's Questions. Report by Etemadil. Like us on Facebook at..

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Boris Johnson appears to break social distancing guidelines in Commons [Video]

Boris Johnson appears to break social distancing guidelines in Commons

Prime Minister Boris Johnson appears to break social distancing guidelines in the House of Commons at the conclusion of PMQs. Mr Johnson ended PMQs by heading towards the chamber exit but stopping for..

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Boris Johnson snaps at Sir Keir Starmer in heated PMQs [Video]

Boris Johnson snaps at Sir Keir Starmer in heated PMQs

Boris Johnson says that the UK Covid alert level did allow for further easing of lockdown measures as discussion at PMQs grew heated on Wednesday. Mr Johnson slapped the despatch box as he replied:..

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PMQs: Leaders argue over trust and confidence [Video]

PMQs: Leaders argue over trust and confidence

Prime Minister Boris Johnson responds to Keir Starmer's attacks over trust and confidence in the government's response on the coronavirus. Report by Bassaneseg. Like us on Facebook at..

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Johnson and Starmer pay tribute to George Floyd during PMQs [Video]

Johnson and Starmer pay tribute to George Floyd during PMQs

Labour leader Keir Starmer and Prime Minister Boris Johnson pay tribute to George Floyd in the House of Commons during Prime Minister's Questions.

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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..

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