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prime minister's questions: the key bits and the verdict

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prime minister's questions: the key bits and the verdict

image copyrighthouse of commonstheresa may and jeremy corbyn have gone head-to-head in the first prime minister's questions of 2018. what happened?mr corbyn started the new year the way he ended the last one, with an attack on the government's handling of the health service.armed with statistics on the number of people waiting in ambulances outside accident and emergency units, he seized on mrs may's comment to the bbc that "nothing's perfect" when asked about the pressures facing the nhs.did she have any "words of comfort" for those affected, he asked?mrs may repeated her apology to those who have had planned operations cancelled to cope with the surge in demand, but said the nhs had been better prepared than ever before for the winter pressures.media playback is unsupported on your devicemedia captiontheresa may: "we will make sure those operations are reinstated as soon as possible."she then went on the attack, asking the labour leader to apologise for saying - in a previous pmqs - that mental health budgets had been cut.children's mental health budgets have been "raided", mr corbyn replied, before moving on to this week's reshuffle and saying that mrs may had wanted to sack health secretary jeremy hunt "but was too weak to do it".mr hunt stayed in his post and has a beefed-up job title, with social care added to the name of his department.media playback is unsupported on your devicemedia captionjeremy corbyn: "what words of comfort does the pm have to the...