Isabel Hardman Isabel Hardman

Theresa May failed to set out her plan at PMQs

The Prime Minister’s Questions before an economic statement is usually rather pointless, with both party leaders going through the motions. But this isn’t a usual week, and so Jeremy Corbyn had genuinely important questions to ask Theresa May, and the answers mattered far more than anything Philip Hammond will say shortly.

Naturally, Corbyn didn’t exactly rise to the occasion, delivering his questions as though he’d read them for the first time.

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Isabel Hardman
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Isabel Hardman is assistant editor of The Spectator and author of Why We Get the Wrong Politicians. She also presents Radio 4’s Week in Westminster.

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