Daily Archives: April 18, 2012

They call it the weekly bearpit and this week PMQs excelled itself: a spitting, snarling, savage exchange of insults which created heat but almost no light.

The coalition is still reeling from the after-effect of George Osborne’s Budget, which provided endless ammunition for the opposition. The cut in the 50p tax rate, the penalising of pensioners and the raid on philanthropists – all are decent targets for Ed Miliband to chip away at. Read more