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Ed Miliband calls for 'Public Question Time' in Westminster

Ed Miliband says there should be a 'Public Question Time' where ordinary people can put questions to the Prime Minister.

The Labour leader told the BBC's Andrew Marr Show the idea would "let people into our politics" by making politicians answerable to the public.

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Ed Miliband calls for 'public Question Time'

Ed Miliband says there should be a 'Public Question Time' where ordinary people can go to Parliament to put questions to the Prime Minister.

The Labour leader told the BBC's Andrew Marr Show the idea would "let people into our politics" by making politicians answerable to the public.

Ed Miliband said a 'Public Question Time' would help 'let people into our politics'. Credit: BBC/Andrew Marr Show

He said the move would help deal with some of the public's dissatisfaction with the way Prime Minister's Questions is conducted.

"At the moment there's the glass that separate the public in the gallery from the House of Commons but there is a gulf a mile wide from the kind of politics people want and what Prime Minister's Questions offers," he argued.

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