Prime Minister's Questions: 12 December 2018

12 December 2018

On Wednesday 5 December, Prime Minister Theresa May answered MPs' questions on Brexit, a second EU referendum and cyber bullying.

Leader of the Opposition, Jeremy Corbyn, asked about Brexit negotiations, the 'Meaningful Vote' and ruling out a No Deal scenario.

The Scottish National Party's Westminster Leader, Ian Blackford, asked about the 'Meaningful Vote'.

Full list of topics and questioners

Labour MP, Kerry McCarthy (Bristol East) asked whether there would be  a General Election or a "People's Vote".

Conservative MP Nigel Mills (Amber Valley) asked about the future of EU Nationals in the UK.

Conservative MP, Paul Masterton (East Renfrewshire) asked about cyber bullying and the prevention of child suicide.

Conservative MP, Mark Pawsey (Rugby) asked about consistency in Brexit negotiations and in Government.

Labour MP, Ellie Reeves (Lewisham West and Penge) asked about a People's Vote.

Conservative MP, Mr Ranil Jayawardena (North East Hampshire) asked about neonatal and postnatal care.

Labour MP, Matthew Pennycook (Greenwich and Woolwich) asked about the Prime Minister's handling of the Brexit negotiations.

Conservative MP, Damien Moore (Southport) asked about high street and small business initiatives.

Labour MP Catherine West (Hornsey and Wood Green) asked about No Deal or No Brexit scenarios.

Conservative MP, Mr Kenneth Clarke, (Rushcliffe) asked about stability in the face of a Conservative leadership challenge.

Labour MP, Siobhain McDonagh (Mitcham and Morden) asked about A&E services in her constituency.

Conservative MP, Julian Knight (Solihull) asked about the Your Money Matters initiative and financial education for young people.

Labour MP, Mary Creagh (Wakefield) asked about a People's Vote.

Conservative MP, Sir Patrick McLoughlin (Derbyshire Dales) asked about respecting the result of public votes. 

Labour MP, Gill Furniss (Sheffield, Brightside and Hillsborough) asked about tackling poverty.

Conservative MP Maggie Throup, (Erewash) asked about the future of the UK.

Labour MP, Colleen Fletcher (Coventry North East) asked about policing levels in the face of violent crime.

Conservative MP, Sir David Evenett (Bexleyheath and Crayford) asked about the delay to Crossrail.

Labour (Co-op) MP, Jim McMahon (Oldham West and Royton) asked about Ireland and Brexit.

Conservative MP, Neil O'Brien (Harborough) asked about public opinions of the Brexit deal.

Labour (Co-op) MP, Rachael Maskell (York Central) asked about the economic impact of prolonged Brexit negotiations.

Conservative MP, Andrew Selous (South West Bedfordshire) asked about the police funding settlement.

Green Party MP, Caroline Lucas (Brighton Pavilion) asked about Brexit.

Conservative MP, Kevin Hollinrake (Thirsk and Malton) asked about party vs. public interest.

Liberal Democrat MP, Sir Vince Cable (Twickenham) asked about no confidence procedures.

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