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A BBC Question Time viewers member tonight ripped into Labour’s panellist for “not answering questions”.

The viewers member accused shadow training secretary Bridget Phillipson of giving “fake answers”.

He mentioned he was a former Labour voter and urged the celebration to provide him a motive to again them once more in a passionate contribution to the panel present.

The viewers member mentioned: “I’ve come to this programme really wanting to listen to what the Labour Party is going to say. I used to vote for the Labour Party and you’ve not answered any questions at all.”

His remark prompted members of the viewers to snigger and clap as Ms Phillipson appeared on.

To additional applause, he added: “I just want to hear what the Labour Party wants to say but tonight you’ve said nothing, you’ve just given us fake answers.

“Just reply the query and persuade me to vote for you, I wish to. Convince me, inform me how.”

The Labour frontbencher replied: “Sorry I’m completely doing my degree finest to reply as straight as I can.”

He said: “Please make me vote for you.”

The moment came as the show, taking place in Coventry, discussed the Gaza conflict.

Ms Phillipson said: “I hope I’ve addressed the query across the International Criminal Court. If you need me to set out what Labour would do on training for instance completely satisfied to do this.”

The audience member replied: “In two months’ time you can be the Education Secretary and if I had been you, my recommendation could be it is a political selection.

“You can actually take the education budget and make it an investment… and that reduces the budget deficit, that helps everyone, invest in education, do something Labour Party, please do.”

The shadow training secretary insisted training might be “central to the work of the next Labour government”.

She added: “We will invest more in education whether it’s more teachers in our classrooms, universal free breakfast clubs for our children, more mental health support in our schools, careers guidance, work experience, more skills training, we’ve said a lot, we’ll be saying more going into the election. But we do have to be upfront with the public about the scale of the challenge that we face as a country.”