Hague criticised for 'stupid woman' comment at PMQs

The Foreign Secretary William Hague has been criticised after he appeared to mouth "you stupid woman" at a Labour MP during Prime Minister's Questions.

Shadow Treasury Minister Cathy Jamieson asked the Prime Minister whether Tullow Oil chief executive Aidan Heavey's donations to the Conservative Party had influenced Mr Hague's intervention in a tax dispute involving the company.

Mr Hague, who was sat next to David Cameron, appeared to mouth "you stupid woman" twice as the Prime Minister answered Ms Jamieson's question:

Although Ms Jamieson did not comment directly on her Twitter account about the exchange, she retweeted comments that urge Mr Hague to apologise and call the incident "utterly despicable".