Prime Minister’s Questions was particularly heated today – but not because of Brexit and the prospect of a no deal.
Instead, Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn is being demanded to apologise after he appeared to call Theresa May a ‘stupid woman.’
The prime minister had made fun of the leader of the opposition after impassioned exchanges, telling him to ‘look behind you.’
It is at this point he appears to have used the phrase. The microphone at the Commons hadn’t picked up what he said, though he appeared to have mouthed the insult.
What followed was precious minutes spent by Conservative MPs demanding Labour apologise for the alleged slight - political editor to the Guardian Heather Stewart, says Corbyn's spokesperson said the Labour leader hadn't called the PM a stupid woman.
Corbyn’s spokesman: “he did not call her a stupid woman, so I don’t think there are any grounds for an apology”. Sa… https://t.co/DNQVOtpPiX