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PMQs: Ed Miliband didn’t hack Cameron off, but judge might

The PM won out in the chamber, but the world is bigger than Westminster

By Josh Lowe  

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Listen to a recording of today’s PMQs

David Cameron and Ed Miliband clashed over the results of the phone hacking trial before a packed chamber at PMQs today. Cameron scored a solid victory in the chamber—deflecting a total of eight questions on the topic, but it’s clear that the world beyond Westminster doesn’t much care who gets the loudest cheers in the house.

Seven came from Labour MPs (four from Miliband, and one each from Yasmin Qureshi (Bolton South-East), Chris Bryant (Rhondda) and Ronnie…

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