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Listen to the crescendo of background shouting in the following clip, from yesterday’s Prime Minister’s Questions:

Jeremy Corbyn was pointing out the failure of Universal Credit and its horrifying consequences for those who are being pushed onto the failed benefit, which was intended to be a fairer replacement for the former system but has proved to be a poverty trap for the poor.

Prime minister Theresa May had no answer for him and her backbenchers knew it, so they were reduced to trying to shout him down.

It was a miserable display of the worst aspect of the UK’s Parliamentary behaviour – and Labour’s MPs and supporters were quick to point it out.

Her answer was a disgrace. While David Morris shouted accusations of racism at Jeremy Corbyn, she quoted Chuka Umunna’s false claims that Labour is institutionally racist and even referred to the ‘no confidence’ votes against Labour MPs.

None of the racism claims are true and Labour’s internal affairs are its own business.

She had nothing whatsoever to say about the failure of her party’s flagship benefit – because she probably doesn’t think it is a failure.

Tories don’t care about people claiming benefits. They just want to clear them off the books, save the money and give their supporters a big tax rebate. We’ve seen it before.

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