Harriet Harman, this week, stepped back from front bench politics after 28 years of service. Just three days before her party choses a successor to Ed Miliband.
But she didn’t go down without a fight. Harman decided to make her last appearance at the dispatch box a memorable one, interrogating David Cameron at Wednesday’s PMQs over the number of Syrian refugees that will be allowed into the UK this year.
Discussing Wednesday’s PMQs on BBC Radio Live this morning, Harman said:
“He spoke about meetings, the excellent work done by Save the Children, and even paid tribute to my 28 years in service as a front bencher. But this crisis is happening as we speak.
“There is no time for delay. We are talking about lives here.
“I urged him to engage with the rest of the world, to show moral leadership and take proper action to alleviate the crisis. Instead, David Cameron spent most of the time staring at my cleavage”.