Prime Minister's Questions: 9 May 2018

09 May 2018

In Prime Minister Questions today, Theresa May was asked about the Customs Union, Local Government election results, the Iran Nuclear deal and more.

The Leader of the Opposition, Jeremy Corbyn, asked about the Foreign Secretary's comments on plans for a customs partnership, the Customs Union, the Government's plans for customs arrangements, when the trade and customs Bills will be debated in the House of Commons and divisions within the Cabinet.

Ian Blackford, leader of the SNP in Westminster, asked about Donald Trump and the Iran Nuclear Deal and the Foreign Secretary's appearance on Fox News.

Full list of topics and questioners

Scottish National Party MP, Drew Hendry (Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch and Strathspey), asked about immigration skills charges after Brexit.

Conservative MP, Maria Caulfield (Lewes), asked about local government election results.

Scottish National Party MP, Deidre Brock (Edinburgh North and Leith), asked about the case of a constituent and fees for citizenship.

Conservative MP, Jeremy Quin (Horsham), asked about FCA regulations and doorstep lending.

Scottish National Party MP, Hannah Bardell (Livingston), asked about the life sciences industry after Brexit.

Conservative MP, Julian Sturdy (York Outer), asked about the Tour de Yorkshire and the benefits of major sporting events.

Labour MP, Matt Western (Warwick and Leamington), asked about the Customs Union.

Labour MP, Matthew Pennycook (Greenwich and Woolwich), asked about funding for rescue work in Syria.

Labour MP, Jeff Smith (Manchester, Withington), asked about the rise in the use of food banks since the implementation of Universal Credit.

Conservative MP, Leo Docherty (Aldershot) asked about the retirement of Colonel Matt MacGregor.

Labour MP, Bill Esterson (Sefton Central), asked about the first report of the Intergenerational Commission.

Conservative MP, Dr Caroline Johnson (Sleaford and North Hykeham) asked about the Bomber County Gateway Trust and plans to build a sculpture of a Lancaster Bomber.

Labour MP, Holly Lynch (Halifax), asked about rail services in Yorkshire.

Conservative MP, David Evennett (Bexleyheath and Crayford)asked about Local Government election results in Bexley.

Labour MP, Chi Onwurah (Newcastle upon Tyne Central), asked about guidance from the Government for businesses preparing for Brexit.

Conservative MP, Rachel Maclean (Redditch) asked about Local Government election results in Redditch.

Labour MP, Chris Ruane (Vale of Clwyd), asked about Personal Independence Payments.

Conservative MP, Robert Courts (Witney) asked about transport infrastructure in his constituency.

Liberal |Democrat MP, Mr Alistair Carmichael (Orkney and Shetland), asked about plastics manufacturing and recycling.

Conservative MP, Luke Graham (Ochil and South Perthshire) asked about local banking services

Labour MP, Melanie Onn (Great Grimsby), asked about police cuts in Grimsby and Cleethorpes.

Conservative MP, Andrea Jenkyns (Morley and Outwood) asked about promotion of community.

Conservative MP, Dr Julian Lewis (New Forest East) asked about a statute of limitation for Armed Forces personnel.

Conservative MP, Maggie Throup (Erewash), asked about home ownership.

Conservative MP, Alex Chalk (Cheltenham), asked about Afghan interpreters and fees for citizenship.

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