Author: Peter McHugh

Political satirist, media commentator, renowned journalist, Peter McHugh uses his extensive and award-winning (RTS Journalism Lifetime Achievement Award) experience as an acclaimed and applauded journalist to comment and observe on the latest current events. Satirical posts on Prime Minister Questions every week as well as other key events.
Dec 13, 2011 / / Politics

Embed from Getty Images It must have been his turn to pick the kids up from school that kept Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg away from the Commons for the first public discussion of the plan to lift the anchors…

Read the PostThe missing Clegg

Oct 26, 2011 / / PMQ sketch

Today marks the 50th anniversary of the introduction of Prime Minister’s Questions to the democratic process in the United Kingdom and so it seems only right to remark on the grey streaks spotted in the hair of the present incumbent.…

Read the PostTory tribalism saves the day for Dave

Aug 11, 2011 / / Politics

The sound of stable doors being shut and the clip clop of bolting horses could be heard in constituencies all over the country as MPs made an unheard of return to work in August, albeit for one day only, to…

Read the PostSun-burnt consensus in the Commons

Jul 19, 2011 / / Media

As theatre of anticipation it was wonderful. College Green had more tents that a boy scouts jamboree as the world’s press gathered for the ritual disemboweling of the Great Dictator .But when Rupert turned up it looked we might be…

Read the PostAfter the hors d’oeuvres, stuffed Murdoch