It is clear that visiting British MP Emily Thornberry is used to a rougher form of politics than was evident in Question Time this week under the guidance of Speaker Trevor Mallard, former Labour attack dog.

"Your Speaker is so thoughtful and kind of nice and does it almost like a stream of consciousness," she says.

"He says 'oh well, maybe I made a mistake there, maybe it's my fault but I don't think the honorable gentleman should be doing this, and come to think of it, no I don't think he should'."

Thornberry says Prime Minister's Questions in the

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