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PMQ’s: Just say no to “sober and serious”

By Edward Docx  

David Cameron won the weekly exchanges at Prime Minister’s Questions today. By some distance. He should not have done so.

The Labour Party had three or four good subjects to lead on—not least the issue of bankers’ bonuses occasioned by the attempt by the Royal Bank of Scotland (mainly Government owned) to allow bonuses to be paid of more than 100 per cent of salary. Labour is due to make some big announcements on Friday about banking so here was an opportunity to build up steam. Yet, Ed Miliband failed to land any significant blows.

So, why the strangely missed…

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