Prime Minister's Questions: 21 March 2018

21 March 2018

The Prime Minister, Theresa May, answered questions from MPs in the House of Commons Chamber on Wednesday 21 March 2018.

The Leader of the Opposition, Jeremy Corbyn, asked about Northamptonshire County Council, local council finances, outsourcing by local government, business rates for small shops and funding for public services.

Ian Blackford, leader of the SNP in Westminster, asked about Cambridge Analytica and its links to the Conservative Party.

Full list of topics and questioners

Labour MP, George Howarth (Knowsley) asked about police numbers and crime in Merseyside.

Conservative MP, Gareth Johnson (Dartford) asked about international trade after Brexit.

Conservative MP, Tom Pursglove (Corby) asked about recyclable cups.

Conservative MP, Gordon Henderson (Sittingbourne and Sheppey) asked about the temporary relocation of families from London to Kent.

Labour MP, Stephen Morgan (Portsmouth) asked about school funding and food banks.

Conservative MP, Kwasi Kwarteng (Spelthorne) asked about youth unemployment in ethnic minority communities.

Labour (Co-op) MP, Louise Ellman (Liverpool, Riverside) asked about humanitarian relief for civilians in Syria.

Conservative MP, Michelle Donelan (Chippenham) asked about university vice-chancellor pay.

SNP MP, Drew Hendry (Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch and Strathspey) asked about fisheries policy following Brexit.

Conservative MP, Victoria Prentis (Banbury) asked about infrastructure issues related to housebuilding.

Labour MP, Sir David Crausby (Bolton North East) asked about the safeguarding of football fans at the World Cup in Russia.

Conservative MP, Pauline Latham (Mid Derbyshire) asked about the policy of banks towards the terminally ill.

Labour MP, Mohammad Yasin (Bedford) asked about issues in his constituency.

Conservative MP, Bim Afolami (Hitchin and Harpenden) asked about financial services and Brexit.

Labour MP, Ellie Reeves (Lewisham West and Penge) asked about children and young people's mental health waiting list times and funding.

Conservative MP, Anne-Marie Trevelyan (Berwick-upon-Tweed) asked about fisheries policy and the Brexit implementation period.

Plaid Cymru MP, Liz Savile-Roberts (Dwyfor Meirionnydd) asked about abuse content on social media.

Conservative MP, Daniel Kawczynski (Shrewsbury and Atcham) asked about NHS funding for Shropshire

Labour MP, Nick Smith (Blaenau Gwent) asked about support for children with speech, language and communication needs.

Conservative MP, Mark Francois (Rayleigh and Wickford) asked about fisheries policy and Brexit.

Labour MP, Albert Owen (Ynys Môn) asked about the RAF.

Independent MP, Charlie Elphicke (Dover) asked about training for doctors and nurses.

Labour MP, Fiona Onasanya (Peterborough) asked about vaginal mesh implants.

Conservative MP, Robert Halfon (Harlow) asked about the hospital in his constituency.

Transcripts of proceedings in the House of Commons Chamber are available three hours after they happen in House of Commons Hansard.

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