Rishi Sunak’s transgender jibe dominates PMQs | UK News

Chants of ‘shame’ were heard during Prime Minister’s Questions today, after Rishi Sunak made a remark about trans rights aimed towards Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer.

The mother of transgender teenager Brianna Ghey was in parliament today – just days after her daughter’s killers were sentenced.

Niall Paterson speaks to our political correspondent, Amanda Akass, about the prime minister’s comments and the backlash.

Also – should the government pay compensation to the thousands of victims who suffered injuries from pelvic mesh implants and the epilepsy drug valproate?

It follows a new report calling on the government to urgently set up a financial package worth £500m, after Sky News reported regulators knew of the effects of valproate since the 1970s but failed to disclose them to patients.

Our home editor, Jason Farrell, looks at the prospects the victims have of receiving compensation, and the damage caused by the scandal.

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