Prime Minister's Questions: 5 September 2018

05 September 2018

In PMQs this week MPs asked the Prime Minister about Brexit negotiations, school funding, poaching and more.

The Leader of the Opposition, Jeremy Corbyn, focused all his questions on the possibility of a no-deal Brexit.

The Scottish National Party's Westminster Leader, Ian Blackford, asked about the Chequers Plan.

Full list of topics and questioners

Labour MP, Tulip Siddiq (Hampstead and Kilburn), asked about Nazanin Zaghari Ratcliffe.

Conservative MP, Maggie Throup (Erewash), asked about Anti-Semitism.

Scottish National Party MP, Brendan O'Hara (Argyll and Bute), asked about immigration policy and depopulation in Scotland.

Conservative MP, John Lamont (Berwickshire, Roxburgh and Selkirk), asked about the Borderlands Growth Deal.

Scottish National Party, Chris Law (Dundee West), asked about the introduction of a new direct rail service to Dundee.

Conservative MP, Eddie Hughes (Walsall North), asked about Walsall Manor Hospital.

Labour MP, Dr Rupa Huq (Ealing Central and Acton), asked about a final referendum on the Brexit deal.

Conservative MP, Amber Rudd (Hastings and Rye), asked about security arrangements following Brexit.

Labour MP, Mr Virendra Sharma (Ealing, Southall), asked about the Pensions Dashboard.

Conservative MP, Henry Smith (Crawley), asked about blood cancer awareness.

Labour (Co-op) MP, Meg Hillier (Hackney South and Shoreditch), asked about funding for schools and cuts to school hours.

Conservative MP, Damian Green (Ashford) asked about children growing up in a household where someone is working.

Labour MP, Tonia Antoniazzi (Gower), asked about medical cannabis.

Conservative MP, John Hayes (South Holland and The Deepings), asked about funeral poverty.   

Labour MP, Mohammad Yasin (Bedford), asked about nursing bursaries.

Conservative MP, Julian Knight (Solihull), asked about murders in Solihull. 

Labour MP, Jeff Smith (Manchester, Withington), asked about police cuts in Greater Manchester

Conservative MP, Bob Neill (Bromley and Chislehurst), asked about Gibraltar's inclusion in the withdrawal agreement.

Labour MP, Mike Kane (Wythenshawe and Sale East), asked about an Aviation Sector Deal.

Conservative MP, Steve Baker (Wycombe), asked about domestic preparedness following Brexit.

Labour MP, Helen Hayes (Dulwich and West Norwood), asked about the Government blocking plans for 3 year tenancies for private renters.

Conservative MP, Alberto Costa (South Leicestershire), asked about grammar school places.

Conservative MP, Gillian Keegan (Chichester) asked about the global compact for refugees.

Labour MP, Chris Ruane (Vale of Clwyd), asked about funding for Wales following Brexit.

Conservative MP, Ranil Jayawardena (North East Hampshire), asked about poaching in Botswana

Liberal Democrat MP, Sir Vincent Cable (Twickenham), asked about the 'hostile environment'. 

Conservative MP, Stephen Kerr (Stirling), asked about high street businesses and online sellers.

Labour MP, Geoffrey Robinson (Coventry North West), asked about government support for his Private Members Bill.

Conservative MP, Andrea Jenkyns (Morley and Outwood), asked about online abuse.

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