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Theresa May to face first Prime Minister's Questions

Theresa May faces her first round of PMQs on Wednesday Credit: PA

Theresa May will face her first ever round of Prime Minister's Questions on Wednesday in the House of Commons.

Mrs May will take to the dispatch box from noon after replacing David Cameron as Prime Minister last week, who answered over 5,000 questions during his six-year tenure.

Observers will be keen to see how she handles Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn during their first clash at PMQs.

  • Memorable PMQs sessions

There have been numerous memorable PMQs down the years involving leaders including Tony Blair, David Cameron and Gordon Brown.

Here are just a few of the highlights:

Blair on Major: "Weak, weak, weak", 1995/1997

Labour leader Tony Blair tears into Conservative Prime Minister John Major in two separate clashes.

In the first from 1995, Mr Blair pokes fun at Mr Major's inability to control his Eurosceptic backbenchers, saying: "There is one very big difference - I lead my party, he follows his".

The second, from 1997, shows Mr Blair calling Mr Major "weak, weak, weak" over his party's stance on the euro currency.

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Cameron to Blair: "He was the future once", 2005

At his first PMQs, the new Conservative leader David Cameron goads Labour Prime Minister Tony Blair, telling him: "He was the future once".

Howard and Blair's schoolboy clash, 2003

During a debate on tuition fees in 2003, Conservative leader Michael Howard delivered a memorable attack on Prime Minister Tony Blair.

He told Mr Blair: "This grammar school boy is not going to take any lessons from that public school boy on the subject of children from less privileged backgrounds gaining access to universities."

Cable on Brown: "Stalin to Mr Bean", 2007

Acting Lib Dem leader Vince Cable quips that then Labour Prime Minister Gordon Brown had gone from "Stalin to Mr Bean" in a matter of weeks.

The comment came as Labour came under fire for accepting a party donation via a third party from property developer David Abrahams.

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