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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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PM to consider 'Public Question Time'

Prime Minister David Cameron is "open to new ways of engaging with public" a Number 10 spokesman said in response to plans from Ed Miliband for a new 'Public Question Time'.

Prime Minister David Cameron. Credit: Reuters

They said: "He already holds regular PM Directs, where he takes questions from members of the public in towns and cities across the country."

They added: "The Prime Minister is open to new ways of engaging with the public."

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