You can tell Raynor didn’t write the questions herself as she’s stumbling over the syntax. 

Dowden is as formulaic as he is woeful. 

Yes, I know we’ve incompetently spaffed billions, but what about your noise cancelling earphones claimed on expenses? 

It’s not even good whataboutery. Anyone with even half a brain would be too embarrassed to stand there with a smug grin on their face thinking this was in any way shape or form a valid point. 

the earphones jibe was utterly embarrassing, assume that was not pre prepared - and was his attempt at an off the cuff put-down, nobody could have okayed that in advance -made him look at total fool.