Last night's BBC Question Time - the reaction on Twitter

 

Last night's Question Time took place in Aldershot. The panel featured the former leader of the Conservative party Michael Howard, Labour's shadow energy secretary Caroline Flint MP, Lib Dem MP Sarah Teather, Daily Mail columnist Amanda Platell and comedian Griff Rhys Jones. The topics of debate ranged the benefits system and Thatcher's legacy. Here's the word from Twitter...

On Amanda Platell...

@MartinBelam: "Amanda Platell and immigration in one easy to digest diagram bbcqt vennfest pic.twitter.com/zI3tf2KboO"

@louisebrealey: "I have had a big bottle of cider on an empty stomach. But I think it's okay to ask. Why is Sylvester Stallone's mother on bbcqt?"

On the measles epidemic and vaccinations...

@soulessssniper: "Should vaccinations be compulsory? Short answer: yes, long answer: yyyeeeeesssss."

On Sarah Teather...

@PatrickStrud: "Your politics was formed out of opposing Thatcher Sarah? Yet you prop up her ideological children, Cameron and Osborne? Hypocrite."

On the Living Wage...

@GavinEdwards: Michael Howard is wrong wrong wrong. This is why raising Min Wage to Living Wage would not cost jobs http://labourlist.org/2013/01/a-living-wage-for-all-should-be-labours-mission/ …

On Caroline Flint...

@OliverCooper: "Thankfully, I missed Caroline Flint on BBCQT, and thus didn't subject my TV to a torrent of abuse or subject myself to a heart attack."

On Griff Rhys Jones...

@davidschneider: "I'm loving Griff Rhys Jones' new character. Hilarious! bbcqt"

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