Quote of the day: Miliband wants PMQs reform

9th February, 2012 7:21 pm

According to the Guardian:

“I find the Westminster village gets much more excited about it than the population, I believe. I don’t know how to change it so I’m not going to make false promises about changing it but I would love to change it if I could.”

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  • A new low point for Ed. You know things are bad when Labour party people look fondly at the “leadership” of Gordon. 

    • Anonymous

      Your right, I forgive you Gordon, well nearly but he was for all his faults a battler of a politician

  • Anonymous

    From the article.

    ‘And while admitting he was unsure how to alter it, he insisted he would definitely do so if he could.’

    I have some sympathy with the underlying sentiment, but it’s not much use saying ‘I want to change it, but I don’t know how or what to’

    A quick search of Wiki shows the changes and which committee deals with it. Maybe Ed should suggest what he wants to this committee?

    • Anonymous

      Simple I will end the farce, because I cannot find the witty  response to even more stupid replies to my unfunny quip

    • Anonymous

      Poor Ed seems to have had his King Lear moment –
       “I will do such things — What they are, yet I know not: but they shall be. “

  • Anonymous

    So, in other words, he’ll sit on the fence again….  It’s becoming a habit of his…

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