The Prime Minister portrayed himself as a sane, sober, consensual person who is hard at work improving people’s lives.
All concerned were anxious to declare in the clearest possible terms that they and their colleagues oppose sexism and misogyny.
Outside Westminster Hall, a baffled group of tourists noticed Oliver Cromwell giving a nod of approval.
He was placed under no real pressure by the Leader of the Opposition, whose questions were far too long.
The questions are posed with a ponderousness that recalls Polonius as his most sententious: too much evidence, too little wit.
The Prime Minister dominated a House stilled by death