Mr Winner said: 'I find it unbelievable that Harriet Harman, the deputy leader of a supposedly important party, sees fit to go on about my phrase 'calm down dear', which the Prime Minister used in Question Time today.
It is for the Prime Minister to decide whether he expressed himself appropriately in the Commons.
It is up to him as to whether he wants to annoy 51 per cent of the population.’ Ed Miliband responds during PMQs.
Labour's deputy leader Harriet Harman (to his left) said of the incident: 'David Cameron's contemptuous response to Angela Eagle MP at Prime Minister's Questions shows his patronising and outdated attitude to women' The House was full during the session with speaker John Bercow having to step in to quieten the furious Labour benches, telling MPs: 'There's far too much noise in this chamber, which makes a very bad impression on the public as a whole' Labour’s shadow local government secretary Caroline Flint accused Mr Cameron of using the word ‘dear’ to put women down.
She complained she had been on the receiving end of the same tactic from Communities Secretary Eric Pickles in the chamber, when he told her to ‘just get behind the programme then, dear’.
But Conservative MP Priti Patel said: ‘Labour need to grow up.