Prime Minister's Questions: 18 April 2018

18 April 2018

Prime Minister, Theresa May, answered questions in the House of Commons Chamber from 12 noon on Wednesday 18 April 2018.

The Leader of the Opposition, Jeremy Corbyn, asked about the case of Albert Thompson, the destruction of landing cards by the Home Office, the effectiveness of the Home Office, the number of British citizens who have been wrongly deported from the Windrush generation.

Ian Blackford, leader of the SNP in Westminster, asked about the rape clause and comments from the DWP.

Full list of topics and questioners

Conservative MP, Neil O'Brien (Harborough), asked about the Windrush generation. 

Scottish National Party MP, Dr Philippa Whitford (Central Ayrshire) asked about domestic abuse and Universal Credit payments.

Labour MP, Derek Twigg (Halton) asked about the recruitment and retention of the armed forces.

Conservative MP, John Stevenson (Carlisle) asked about jobs in Carlisle.

Labour MP, Jeff Smith (Manchester, Withington) asked about the case of Alfie Dingley.

Conservative MP, Scott Mann (North Cornwall) asked about home ownership in rural and coastal communities.

Labour MP, John Spellar (Warley) asked about the Midland Metropolitan Hospital.

Conservative MP, David Tredinnick (Bosworth) asked about the development of the A5.

Labour MP, Ellie Reeves (Lewisham West and Penge) asked about crime rates in London.

Conservative MP, Chris Davies (Brecon and Radnorshire) asked about mid-Wales growth deal.

Labour MP, Afzal Khan (Manchester, Gorton) asked about human rights violations in Kashmir.

Conservative MP, Douglas Ross (Moray), asked about RBS engagement in local communities.
Conservative MP, Stephen Kerr (Stirling) asked about combatting malaria globally.

Conservative MP, Dame Caroline Spelman (Meriden), asked about Britain's performance at the Commonwealth games.

Conservative MP, Iain Duncan Smith (Chingford and Woodford Green), asked about anti-Semitism in political parties.

Labour MP, Mr Virendra Sharma (Ealing, Southall) asked about the fight against TB.

Conservative MP, Anne Main (St Albans), asked about Imagination Technologies.

Plaid Cymru MP, Ben Lake (Ceredigion) asked about life boat services in his constituency.

Conservative MP, Nigel Evans (Ribble Valley), asked about LGBT rights in the Commonwealth.

Labour MP, Frank Field (Birkenhead) asked about child trafficking in India.

Conservative MP, Bob Blackman (Harrow East), asked about protests against Prime Minister Modi.

DUP, Nigel Dodds (Belfast North), asked about abuse on social media platforms. 

Conservative MP, Steve Double (St Austell and Newquay), asked about accusations against Byron Davies.

Labour MP, Debbie Abrahams (Oldham East and Saddleworth), asked about job losses as a result of automation.

Conservative MP, Pauline Latham (Mid Derbyshire), asked about how the G7 can tackle malaria.

Labour (Co-op) MP, Stella Creasy (Walthamstow), asked about the Indian judiciary.

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