Prime Minister's Questions: 18 July 2018

18 July 2018

In PMQs this week MPs asked the Prime Minister about Brexit negotiations, the NHS and more.

The Leader of the Opposition, Jeremy Corbyn, asked about the Vote Leave campaign investigation, Brexit White Paper, customs agreement post Brexit, the European Convention on Human Rights, Brexit negotiations and the Chequers agreement.

The Scottish National Party's Westminster Leader, Ian Blackford, asked about Brexit negotiations and Article 50 extension.

Full list of topics and questioners

SNP MP, Alison Thewliss (Glasgow Central), asked about drug related deaths and drug consumption rooms.

Conservative MP, Andrea Jenkyns (Morley and Outwood), asked about the Government's policy on Brexit.

Labour MP, Rosie Cooper (West Lancashire), asked about investment in the NHS and Ormskirk Hospital.

Conservative MP, Helen Whately (Faversham and Mid Kent), asked about political parties and anti-Semitism. 

Labour (Co-op) MP, Dr David Drew (Stroud), asked about the National Funding Formula and special educational needs schools. 

Conservative MP, David T. C. Davies (Monmouth), asked about UK/EU negotiations.

Labour MP, Mrs Sharon Hodgson (Washington and Sunderland West), asked about closure of urgent care centres.

Conservative MP, Chris Philp (Croydon South), asked about persecution of Christians and international religious freedom.

Independent MP, John Woodcock (Barrow and Furness), asked about train services in Barrow and Furness.

Conservative MP, Luke Graham (Ochil and South Perthshire), asked about space ports and Scotland.

Labour MP, Dr Alan Whitehead (Southampton, Test), asked about the levy based apprenticeships.

Conservative MP, Mr Marcus Jones (Nuneaton), asked about increasing resources to improve mental health.

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

Conservative MP, David Davis (Haltemprice and Howden), asked about free trade agreements.

Labour MP, Alex Cunningham (Stockton North), asked about regulation on house buying.

Conservative MP, Keith Simpson (Broadland), asked about President Donald Trump.

Conservative MP, Steve Baker (Wycombe), asked about, contingency plans for no agreement on the Brexit negotiations.

Conservative MP, Sir Hugo Swire (East Devon), asked about Windrush and publication of personal documents.

DUP MP, Nigel Dodds (Belfast North), asked about adding Folic acid to flour.

Conservative MP, Anna Soubry (Broxtowe), asked about privacy laws and the media.

Labour MP, Naz Shah (Bradford West), asked about honour killings and violence against women and girls.

Conservative MP, Huw Merriman (Bexhill and Battle), asked about NHS funding cancer drugs.

Labour MP, Harriet Harman (Camberwell and Peckham), asked about proxy voting and maternity leave in the House of Commons.

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