World Cup and flag jokes at PMQs
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PMQs: Lidington and Thornberry on England World Cup flags

England's semi-final World Cup game gave frontbenchers a chance of knockabout humour at prime minister's questions, although it lacked a PM as Theresa May was at the Nato summit in Brussels

David Lidington referenced Emily Thornberry infamous 2014 tweet about St George's flags in the Rochester and Strood by-election campaign.

She hit back, contrasting Gareth Southgate's England side "all working together" with the current infighting in the Tory Party.

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  • 11 Jul 2018
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