Prime Minister's Questions: 29 November 2017

29 November 2017

MPs asked questions to the First Secretary of State and Minister for the Cabinet Office, Damian Green, in the House of Commons Chamber on Wednesday 29 November 2017.

The First Secretary of State answered questions on behalf of the Prime Minister, Theresa May, who is on a three-day tour to the Middle-East.

Shadow Foreign Secretary, Emily Thornberry, asked questions on parliamentary standards and the Ministerial Code, recruitment and retention of nurses and the NHS's ability to deal with demand during the Winter.

The SNP's Westminster Leader, Ian Blackford, asked about arms sales to Saudi Arabia and the war in Yemen.

Transcripts of proceedings in the House of Commons Chamber are available three hours after they happen in House of Commons Hansard.

Full list of topics and questioners

Labour MP Melanie Onn (Great Grimsby) asked about the Industrial Strategy and the Greater Grimsby Project.

Conservative MP Simon Clarke (Middlesbrough South and East Cleveland) asked about Teesside Mayoral Development Corporation.

Conservative MP Matt Warman (Boston and Skegness) asked about the defection of a councillor in Lincolnshire.

Conservative MP Rebecca Pow (Taunton Deane) asked about Housing Infrastructure Fund.

Labour MP Rosie Duffield (Canterbury) asked about bus services in Kent.

Conservative MP Kenneth Clarke (Rushcliffe) asked about Brexit negotiations.

Labour MP John Mann (Bassetlaw) asked about sexual harassment complaints procedures.

Conservative MP Nadine Dorries (Mid Bedfordshire) asked about Bangladesh.

Labour MP Steve McCabe (Birmingham, Selly Oak) asked about women affected by state pension age increase.

Conservative MP James Gray (North Wiltshire) asked about the centenary of the RAF.

SNP MP  Patrick Grady (Glasgow North) asked about the impact of Brexit.

Conservative MP Amanda Milling (Cannock Chase) asked about Small Business Saturday.

Labour MP Sarah Jones (Croydon Central) asked about knife crime.

Conservative MP Nadhim Zahawi (Stratford-on-Avon) asked about the Shadow Chancellor.

Labour MP Wayne David (Caerphilly) asked about the case of a constituent and Employment Support Allowance.

Conservative MP John Stevenson (Carlisle) asked about Borderlands Initiative.

SNP MP Tommy Sheppard (Edinburgh East) asked about House of Lords reform.

Conservative MP Damian Collins (Folkstone and Hythe) asked about cyber security and Russia.

Labour MP Wes Streeting (Ilford North) asked about temporary accommodation and social housing.

Conservative MP Alex Chalk (Cheltenham) asked about alleged Russian interference in elections.

SNP MP Mhairi Black (Paisley and Renfrewshire South) asked about women affected by state pension age increase.

Conservative MP Wendy Morton (Aldridge-Brownhills) asked about the Industrial Strategy.

Labour MP Marsha De Cordova (Battersea) asked about International Day of People with a Disability.

Conservative MP Richard Bacon (South Norfolk) asked about the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action.

DUP MP Nigel Dodds (Belfast North) asked about mental health and the governance of Northern Ireland.

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