Isabel Hardman Isabel Hardman

You can tell a lot from watching how MPs act

One thing worth noting from today’s PMQs – and indeed from all the
sessions since the start if the year – was how many MPs left early. They are now not taking the sessions seriously enough to stay to the bitter end because they tend to involve the two party leaders talking at one another about their pet issues rather than actively debating.

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Isabel Hardman
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Isabel Hardman
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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