After thanking those who voted for him, he said: “I thought at my first PMQs, I would do it in a slightly different way”. This was the debate he had, successfully, in the last election against Corbyn’s predecessor, Ed Miliband.
Writing in the Mail on Sunday, Sir Vince forecast that some Labour supporters – and possibly MPs – would switch to the Lib Dems because of their concerns over the left-wing nature of Mr Corbyn’s politics.
While Labour have said they now want to strip Government support for businesses and the Tories focus on giving tax cuts to giant corporations, we want to focus on entrepreneurs and small business seeking to grow. Labour’s foreign affairs spokesman Hilary Benn said on Sunday...
She said: “He wasn’t nervous, he delivered the questions in a more powerful way than previous leaders and David Cameron didn’t really know what to do with him – we are in a different game now and I am enjoying it”.
Mr Corbyn also indicated he would not attempt to enforce his personal opposition to the Trident nuclear deterrent or welfare cap. “I’ve long argued to abolish it and put a better alternative in its place, but it was rather refreshing today – good”.