Prime Minister's Questions: 4 July 2018

04 July 2018

In PMQs this week MPs asked the Prime Minister about bus services, small businesses, Brexit and more.

The Leader of the Opposition, Jeremy Corbyn, asked about deregulation of the bus industry, the cost of bus fares and the impact on those on a low income, powers of metro mayors and the importance of bus services.

The Scottish National Party's Westminster Leader, Ian Blackford, asked about transparency and accountability in elections and donations to the Scottish Conservative Party.

Full list of topics and questioners

SNP MP, Tommy Sheppard (Edinburgh East) asked about Kinnaird Retail Park.

Labour MP, Dr Roberta Blackman-Woods (City of Durham) asked about America's policies on immigration and Donald Trump's visit to the UK.

Conservative MP, Rachel Maclean (Redditch) asked about the BAE contract.

Labour MP, Marsha De Cordova (Battersea) asked about the National Audit Office letter to the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions.

Conservative MP, Scott Mann (North Cornwall) asked about bus services in Cornwall and transport for children to school.

Labour MP, Chi Onwurah (Newcastle upon Tyne Central) asked about the future of engineering in the UK and the Great Exhibition of the North.

Conservative MP, Gillian Keegan (Chichester) asked about the Employers' Initiative on Domestic Abuse.

Labour (Co-op) MP, Alex Norris (Nottingham North) asked about Basford Hall College.

Conservative MP, Mr Simon Clarke (Middlesbrough South and East Cleveland) asked about primary care services and the NHS budget.

Labour MP, Julie Cooper (Burnley) asked about investment in early years education.

Conservative MP, Mr Robert Goodwill (Scarborough and Whitby) asked about Armed Forces Day and invited the Prime Minister to Scarborough to celebrate Armed Forces Day in 2020.

Labour MP, Kate Hoey (Vauxhall) asked about elections in Zimbabwe.

SNP MP, Andrew Brendan MacNeil (Na h-Eileanan an lar) asked about fisheries policy and trade after Brexit.

Labour MP, Imram Hussain (Bradford East) asked about asylum policy.

Conservative MP, Andrew Lewer (Northampton South) asked about investment in the University of Northampton campus.

Conservative MP, Oliver Heald (North East Hertfordshire) asked about Govia Thameslink.

Conservative MP, Mary Robinson (Cheadle) asked about the role of small businesses in the economy.

Conservative MP, Owen Paterson (North Shropshire) asked about delivery of Brexit policy.

Conservative MP, Rober Halfon (Harlow) asked about safety of bouncy castles and inflatable structures.

Conservative MP, Rebecca Pow (Taunton Deane) asked about Granny Gothard's ice cream.

Labour MP, Steven Pound, (Ealing North) asked about the 70th anniversary of the NHS.

Conservative MP, Dame Cheryl Gillan, (Chesham and Amersham) asked about the work of the On Course Foundation.

Labour MP Seema Malhotra (Feltham and Heston) asked about the safety of minorities in Afghanistan.

Conservative MP, Sir Edward Leigh (Gainsborough) asked about Brexit.

Labour MP Chukka Umunna, (Streatham) asked about movement between social housing providers.

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