Iain Dale is Leading Britain's Conversation.
3 January 2017, 11:58
James makes a brilliant point about why Theresa May should be dreading PMQs every week...but isn't, and that's down to Jeremy Corbyn.
James: May Should Be Dreading PMQs, But Thanks To Labour, She's Not
James O'Brien wants to know what Theresa May stands for - and why Labour are failing to nail her on that.
On his first show of 2017, James weighed in on the latest figures that show Labour slipping further behind the Tories: "Support for the Labour Party is at 24%, the Conservatives are at 39%.
"That, really, after a period of time where it's been fairly hard to establish what Theresa May actually stands for or believes in.
"She is caught between a pillar and a post, in many ways, domestically, because if she doesn't go all in on Brexit then there will be elements of her own party that will tear her to shreds.
"These are the sort of vulnerabilities, the Achilles heels, that historically an Opposition should be absolutely capitalising on. Landing punches on an almost daily basis.
"Theresa May should be dreading PMQs.
"She should be waking up...with that feeling in the bottom of her tummy that you get when you've got a meeting with the headmaster at school and you know you're going to get hauled over the coal on an almighty basis.
"That idea that: 'Oh my God, how are we going to get through this.'
"How are we going to get through this?"