Hoyle tells Johnson to stop avoiding questions and adds: “I’ll make the decisions [on how PMQs should be run]. Come on”
Commons Speaker Lindsay Hoyle gave Boris Johnson an embarrassing dressing-down during Prime Minister’s Questions today after Johnson repeatedly dodged providing answers to even the gentlest questioning by Labour leader Keir Starmer.
And when Johnson tried to tell Hoyle what he thought voters watching PMQs wanted. Hoyle interrupted him again, telling him it was Hoyle’s job to decide how the session should be won and to get on with it:
Johnson continued to waffle and evade – there’s a reason it’s called PMQs and not Prime Minister’s Answers – but Hoyle’s decision to highlight Johnson’s nonsense directly has put on record and on video the Tories’ constant tactic to evade any scrutiny in the Commons chamber.
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