13th July 2011 – Live Coverage of Prime Minister’s Questions
13th July 2011 – Live Coverage of Prime Minister’s Questions

11.55 - Welcome to our live coverage of Prime Minsters Questions. This week is expected to be a very lively event as Prime Minster David Cameron will no doubt come under intense pressure from Labour leader Ed Miliband over his handling of the phone hacking scandal. Follow our live for updates from the chamber for the whole of Prime Minister's Questions.

12.00 - The Speaker of the House has concluded Topical Questions for Mr Andrew Mitchell and have invited Prime Minster David Cameron to the despatch box. The House of Commons is full and MP's are in loud mood. Mr Cameron has used his opening statements to tell the house of his business for the day. The Prime Minster has describe ' a firestorm' that in engulfing the media and the police over the phone hacking scandal.

12.02 - Ed Miliband has used his first question to ask the Prime Minster is he now agrees with Ed Miliband that Rebekah Brooks' position has become untenable at the top of News International. Mr Cameron agrres that Ms Brooks' position in now untenable and she should leave.

12.06 - Prime Minster Cameron has called the meetings that he and the leader of the opposition as positive and MP's must become more transparent. Ed Miliband has called on the Prime Minster to tell Mr Murdoch that he should pull his bid for BSKYB. The Prime Minster agrees with Ed Miliband that Mr Murdoch should pull out of the running to buy BSKYB.

12.10 - Ed Miliband has asked Mr Cameron about the links Andy Coulson had to the Notw phone hacking scandal. Ed Miliband has asked the PM to publish full accounts of what information he had avaliable to them. Mr Cameron reacts angrily declaring the he was assured by Andy Coulson that he was not involved in any hacking and if Mr Coulson lied he should be proscecuted.

12.15 - Ed Miliband has accused the Prime Minster of 'not getting it' over his handling of the phone hacking scandal. Mr Cameron strongly denies that he hasn't got to grips with the scandal and refuses to score political points with the leader of the opposition when families are suffering from the deplorable actions of NotW.

12.16 - The Speaker of the House has reacted angrily to Children's Minister Tim Loughton's behaviour in the chamber. He has told the Minister to leave the chamber of he can't behave himself.

12.21 - The Prime Minster is again under attack from Labour MP's for hiring Andy Coulson. The Labour MP has asked Cameron if he had any conversations with Mr Coulson over the phone hacking scandal. Mr Cameron again recats with fury claiming that he was given full assurances and if Mr Coulson lied he should be proscecuted. It has been revaled that Prime Minister Cameron will give evidence to judge-led inquiry into phone hacking allegations.

12.30 - And that is that. A fiery Prime Minsters Questions has finished and what is clear is that Mr Cameron may be rattled he has come out fighting. Mr Cameron and Ed Miliband exchanged both pleasantries and insults at the despatch box but it will be Mr Cameron who came out of the exchanges with the upper hand. Ed Miliband didn't attack the Prime Minster in the way his Labour colleagues would have wanted him too. A fiery half hour for the Prime Minster but he has come out fighting.