Prime Minister's Questions: 7 March 2018

07 March 2018

The Prime Minister, Theresa May, answered questions from MPs on the the UK's relationship with Saudi Arabia, RBS branch closures, and more.

The Leader of the Opposition, Jeremy Corbyn, asked questions about Saudi Arabia, rough sleeping, council budgets and more.

Ian Blackford, leader of the SNP in Westminster, asked about RBS branch closures.

Full list of topics and questioners

Conservative MP, Simon Hoare (North Dorset) asked about housing.

Labour (Co-op) MP, Louise Ellman (Liverpool, Riverside) asked about child poverty. 

Conservative MP, Andrew Bridgen (North West Leicestershire) asked about home building in his constituency.

Scottish National Party MP, Stewart Malcolm McDonald (Glasgow South ) asked about the case of Raif Badawi.

Conservative MP, Kirstene Hair (Angus) asked about tax paid by armed forces personnel.

Labour MP, Lilian Greenwood (Nottingham South) asked about care for elderly and disabled people.

Conservative MP, Neil Parish (Tiverton and Honiton) asked about air quality.

Labour (Co-op) MP, Rachael Maskell (York Central ) asked about the construction of social housing.

Conservative MP, Colin Clark (Gordon) asked about oil and gas production.

Liberal Democrat MP, Alistair Carmichael (Orkney and Shetland) asked about refugees in the UK.

Conservative MP, Glyn Davies (Montgomeryshire) asked about Brexit.

Labour MP, Emma Reynolds (Wolverhampton North East), asked about the drop in the number of apprenticeships.

Scottish National Party MP, Mhairi Black (Paisley and Renfrewshire South) asked about Universal Credit.

Conservative MP, Maria Miller (Basingstoke) asked about workplace discrimination against women.

Conservative MP, Gillian Keegan (Chichester) asked about apprenticeships being promoted in schools.

Labour MP, Marsha De Cordova (Battersea) asked about house building in Wandsworth.

Conservative MP, Justin Tomlinson (North Swindon) asked about the achievements of Masie Sly.

Scottish National Party MP, Dr Philippa Whitford (Central Ayrshire) asked about NHS and trade deals.

Conservative MP, Dr Sarah Wollaston (Totnes) asked about rail links and community isolation.

Conservative MP, Derek Thomas (St Ives) asked about research and funding into brain cancer.

Conservative MP Martin Vickers (Cleethorpes) asked about the Town Deal and its effect on his constituency.

DUP MP Nigel Dodds (Belfast North) asked about Brexit negotiations.

Conservative MP Luke Graham (Ochil and South Perthshire) asked about police mergers in Scotland.

Labour MP Toby Perkins (Chesterfield) asked about England's involvement in the World Cup.

Conservative MP, Leo Docherty (Aldershot) asked about the UKs relationship with Saudi Arabia.

Labour MP, Alison McGovern (Wirral South) asked about the Jo Cox Memorial Grant.

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