Did Jeremy Corbyn call Theresa May a 'stupid woman' at today's PMQs?

WATCH Jeremy Corbyn Mouths 'Stupid Woman' to PM May in Parliament

WATCH Jeremy Corbyn Mouths 'Stupid Woman' to PM May in Parliament

Leader of the House, Andrea Leadsom, asked the speaker: "why was it when you called me a stupid woman in this Chamber you did not have to apologise?". He was saying "stupid people".

Mrs May's spokesman said: "To my knowledge, I'm not aware of any advice in that way.' A source said the pair 'talk occasionally" but Mr Cameron does not have any role advising her.

"I can not be expected to pronounce upon that which I did not see and that which was not witnessed by my advisors and which I did not hear", Mr. Bercow said, adding that it was incumbent upon all MPs to "operate in accordance with its best conventions" and that any MPs failing to do so would have "a responsibility to apologise".

She added: 'I can confirm today that we intend to return to the meaningful vote debate in the week commencing January 7 and hold the vote the following week'.

Mr Corbyn left soon after, further complicating matters, with Mrs May's allies urged Mr Bercow to recall the Labour leader to apologise.

Ms Abbott said Tory MPs had "put on a display yesterday which Hackney primary school children would have been ashamed of".

May hit back by mocking Corbyn's position on Brexit and describing as a pantomime his failure to call a vote of confidence in her government despite demands from his own MPs.

The remark prompted Corbyn to shake his head and mutter under his breath what appeared to be "stupid woman".

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Cries of "shame" and "disgraceful" were heard from the Tory benches at this point.

The row continued after Prime Minister's Questions, with a string of female Conservative MPs joining in with calls for an apology.

As British media outlets enlisted lipreaders to try to determine what exactly Corbyn had said, actor Rob Lowe was among those who offered their opinions on social media.

It's not the first time a male political leader has been accused of using sexist language. A complaint was sent to the Commons standards commissioner over this alleged comment in May.

Mr Bercow came under attack having also previously used similar words previously.

However, hauled back to the House to explain himself, Mr Corbyn flatly denied uttering the words.

Conservative MP Anna Soubry accused Mr Bercow of bias against her party, suggesting if it had been the other way round he would have acted differently.

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