Prime Minister's Questions: 10 October 2018

10 October 2018

In PMQs this week MPs asked the Prime Minister about austerity, mental health and more.

The Leader of the Opposition, Jeremy Corbyn, asked about mental health provision, violent crime and police funding, teachers' pay, local government funding, welfare reform and austerity.

The Scottish National Party's Westminster Leader, Ian Blackford, asked about suicide prevention and Work Capability Assessments.

Full list of topics and questioners

Scottish National Party MP, Joanna Cherry (Edinburgh South West), asked about EU citizens in the United Kingdom.

Conservative MP, Pauline Latham (Mid Derbyshire), asked about performing arts outside London.

Conservative MP, Stephen Hammond (Wimbledon), asked about education of premature and summer-born children.

Conservative MP, Kevin Hollinrake (Thirsk and Malton), asked about banking regulation. 

Labour MP, Caroline Flint (Don Valley), asked about Universal Credit.

Conservative MP, Peter Aldous (Waveney), asked about emergency accommodation for the homeless.

Liberal Democrat MP, Alistair Carmichael (Orkney and Shetland), asked about the fishing industry after Brexit.

Conservative MP, Henry Smith (Crawley), asked about local health services.

Labour (Co-op) MP, Jim McMahon (Oldham West and Royton), asked about modern slavery.

Conservative MP, Kenneth Clarke (Rushcliffe), asked about Brexit negotiations.

Scottish National Party MP, Peter Grant (Glenrothes), asked about childhood cancer.

Conservative MP, James Heappey (Wells), asked about business rates in Somerset.

Labour MP, Ronnie Campbell (Blyth Valley), asked about national debt.

Conservative MP, James Gray (North Wiltshire), asked about support for former servicemen.

Labour MP, Anna McMorrin (Cardiff North), asked about plastic waste.

Conservative MP, Rebecca Pow (Taunton Deane), asked about the Agriculture Bill. 

Independent MP, Kelvin Hopkins (Luton North), asked about climate change.

Conservative MP Alex Burghart (Brentwood and Ongar), asked about trade agreements.

Labour MP, Karen Buck (Westminster North), asked about mental health support for vulnerable children. 

Conservative MP, Richard Graham (Gloucester), asked about humanitarian aid to Indonesia.

Labour MP, Emma Dent Coad (Kensington) asked about Islamophobia in the Conservative Party.

Conservative MP, Heidi Allen (South Cambridgeshire), asked about social care.

Labour MP, Chris Bryant (Rhondda), asked about brain injury rehabilitation.

Independent MP, Charlie Elphicke (Dover) asked about county lines drug operations.

Labour MP, James Frith (Bury North), asked about "offrolling" of school pupils.
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