Prime Minister's Questions: 5 December 2018

05 December 2018

On Wednesday 5 December, Prime Minister Theresa May answered MPs' questions on the Brexit legal advice, poverty in the UK and more.

Leader of the Opposition, Jeremy Corbyn, asked about the UN report on poverty in the UK, universal credit, food banks, growth comparative to other G20 nations, benefits policy

The Scottish National Party's Westminster Leader, Ian Blackford, asked about the Brexit deal and the legal advice made available to MPs earlier today.

Full list of topics and questioners

Conservative MP Philip Dunne (Ludlow) asked about the life sciences industry after Brexit.

Conservative MP Helen Whately (Faversham and Mid Kent) asked about cervical screening.

Conservative MP Gordon Henderson (Sittingbourne and Sheppey) asked about housing policy.

SNP MP Stewart Hosie (Dundee East) asked about migration and free movement.

Conservative MP Alex Chalk (Cheltenham) asked about social impact bonds.

Labour MP Kevin Brennan (Cardiff West) asked about possibility of a referendum on the Brexit deal.

Conservative MP Pauline Latham (Mid Derbyshire) asked about raising the age of marriage.

Labour MP Alison McGovern (Wirral South) asked about support for her community following the Newferry explosion.

Conservative MP Charles Walker (Broxbourne) asked about mental health.

Liberal Democrat MP Jamie Stone (Caithness, Sutherland and Easter Ross) asked about a spaceport and jobs in his constituency.

Conservative MP Sir William Cash (Stone) asked about Brexit legal advice.

Labour MP Sharon Hodgson (Washington and Sunderland West) asked about funding for local services.

Conservative MP Trudy Harrison (Copeland) asked about rail issues.

Labour MP Julie Cooper (Burnley) asked about support for children on Education Health and Care Plans.

Conservative MP Rachel Maclean (Redditch) asked about potholes.

SNP MP Joanna Cherry (Edinburgh South West) asked about Brexit legal advice.

Conservative MP Paul Scully (Sutton and Cheam) asked about the Brexit backstop.

SNP MP Patricia Gibson (North Ayrshire and Arran) asked about European funding in Scotland.

Conservative MP Derek Thomas (St Ives) asked about the Brexit deal.

Labour MP Nick Smith (Blaenau Gwent) asked about rogue financial advisors.

Conservative MP Vicky Ford (Chelmsford) asked about early years education.

DUP MP Gregory Campbell (East Londonderry) asked about Brexit legal advice and the backstop.

Conservative MP Bob Blackman (Harrow East) asked about the National Holocaust Memorial Centre.

Plaid Cymru MP Liz Saville-Roberts (Dwyfor Meirionnydd) asked about

Conservative MP Mark Francois (Rayleigh and Wickford) asked about historic allegations against veterans.

Labour MP Louise Haigh (Sheffield, Heeley) asked about parental rights for rapists. 

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