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PMQs: The trap door opens

Ed Miliband makes a straightforward blunder

By Jay Elwes  

© Riots Panel

An unusually subdued PMQs. Proceedings started with the terrible and now horribly familiar tribute by the prime minister to a fallen soldier, in this case Lance Corporal Jamie Webb, killed in Afghanistan. One more name.

But then came the first question, about tax cuts for millionaires, and this the PM batted away, saying that the richest were now having to pay more.

The…

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