Prime Minister's Questions: 11 July 2018

11 July 2018

Cabinet Office Minister David Lidington faced MPs' questions in the House of Commons at 12 noon on Wednesday 11 July 2018. He was standing in for Theresa May, who is attending the NATO Summit.

The Shadow Foreign Secretary, Emily Thornberry, who was standing in for the Leader of the Opposition, Jeremy Corbyn, asked about the recent Government Cabinet changes, customs arrangements post Brexit, negotiations on leaving the EU.

The Scottish National Party's Westminster Leader, Ian Blackford, asked about the Srebrenica massacre and President Trump's visit to the UK.

Full list of topics and questioners

Scottish National Party MP, Chris Stephens (Glasgow South West), asked about the contaminated blood inquiry.

Labour MP, Mr George Howarth (Knowsley), asked about treatment for diabetes.

Conservative MP, Mr Nigel Evans (Ribble Valley), asked about local policing services in Ribble Valley.

Labour MP, Dan Carden (Liverpool, Walton), asked about the Royal Liverpool Hospital.

Conservative MP, Andrew Rosindell (Romford), asked about moped crime in London.

Labour MP, Wes Streeting (Ilford North), asked about a constituent's issue with PIP payments.

Conservative MP, Julian Sturdy (York Outer), asked about fracking.

Labour MP, Darren Jones (Bristol North West), asked about an inquiry into the European Referendum spending.

Conservative MP, Simon Hoare (North Dorset), asked about sky lanterns and fire safety.

Labour MP, Julie Cooper (Burnley), asked about funding for hospices.

Conservative MP, Alberto Costa (South Leicestershire), asked about NATO membership.

Labour MP, Nick Smith (Blaenau Gwent), asked about miners pensions.

Conservative MP, Dame Cheryl Gillan (Chesham and Amersham), asked about autism.

Conservative MP, Julia Lopez (Hornchurch and Upminster), asked about the Government's Brexit White Paper.

Conservative MP, Mrs Sheryll Murray (South East Cornwall), asked about state aid.

Conservative MP, Amber Rudd (Hastings and Rye), asked about intelligence sharing between the UK and the US.

Co-Leader of the Green Party, Caroline Lucas (Brighton Pavilion), asked about the Govia rail franchise.

Conservative MP, Richard Bacon (South Norfolk), asked about honour killings in Albania.

Labour MP, Laura Smith (Crewe and Nantwich) asked about, Bentley Motors and NHS jobs following Brexit.

Conservative MP, Neil O Brien (Harborough), asked about health and social care budgets.

Labour MP, Dennis Skinner (Bolsover), asked about miners' pensions.

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