Prime Minister's Questions: 2 May 2018

02 May 2018

Prime Minister, Theresa May, answered questions from MPs in the House of Commons Chamber on Wednesday 2 May 2018.

The Leader of the Opposition, Jeremy Corbyn, asked about the resignation of Amber Rudd as Home Secretary, slow economic growth in the UK, A&E department waiting times, council tax, school funding levels and a link between police budgets and crime levels

Ian Blackford, leader of the SNP in Westminster, asked about the Windrush generation.

Full list of topics and questioners

Liberal Democrat MP, Wera Hobhouse (Bath) asked about making upskirting a specific offence.

Conservative MP, Rehman Chishti (Gillingham and Rainham) asked about supporting local communities and the Housing Infrastructure Fund.

Scottish National Party, Martin Docherty-Hughes (West Dunbartonshire) asked about Universal Credit.

Conservative MP, Mr Peter Bone (Wellingborough) asked whether the Prime Minister would visit Wellingborough in March 2019 to see the site where a statue of the 'Queen of Brexit' will be erected.

Plaid Cymru MP, Hywel Williams (Arfon) asked what sort of border she would like to see between Dublin and Holyhead.

Conservative MP, Mrs Kemi Badenoch (Saffron Walden) asked about the National Veterans strategy.

Scottish National Party MP, Joanna Cherry (Edinburgh South West) asked about Windrush and immigration policies.

Conservative MP, John Stevenson (Carlisle) asked about the return of commercial flights to Carlisle Airport and support for the Borderlands.

Labour MP, Jo Stevens (Cardiff Central) asked about immigration policy.

Conservative MP, Matt Warman (Boston and Skegness) asked about NHS services in Boston and Skegness.

Labour MP, Ms Karen Buck (Westminster North) asked about Brexit.

Conservative MP, Amber Rudd (Hastings and Rye) asked the Prime Minister to thank the counter-terrorism police and the emergency services.

Labour MP, Paula Sherriff (Dewsbury) asked about the appointment of an equalities champion.

Conservative MP, Helen Grant (Maidstone and The Weald) asked about local council elections.

Labour MP, Helen Jones (Warrington North) asked about the NHS and the case of a constituent.

Conservative MP, Sir William Cash (Stone) asked about the Prime Minister's Europe Adviser.
 
Scottish National Party MP, Chris Stephens (Glasgow South West) asked about Public Sector pay.

Conservative MP, Simon Hoare (North Dorset) asked about survivors of thalidomide.

Scottish National Party MP, Chris Law (Dundee West) asked about HMRC job losses in Dundee.

Conservative MP, Cheryl Gillan (Chesham and Amersham) asked about the Chilterns Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

Conservative MP, Marcus Jones (Nuneaton) asked about Council Tax.

Conservative MP, Nicky Morgan (Loughborough) asked about online banking infrastructure.

Labour MP, Gloria De Piero (Ashfield) asked about ambulance waiting times and the case of a constituent.

Conservative MP, Bob Blackman (Harrow East) asked about guns and knives in society.

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