Prime Minister's Questions: 10 April 2019

10 April 2019

In PMQs this week MPs asked the Prime Minister about local government funding, Universal Credit, drug availability, climate change and more.

The Leader of the Opposition, Jeremy Corbyn, asked about local government funding cuts, areas with high levels of child poverty, the Fairer Funding Review and local government services.

The Scottish National Party's Westminster Leader, Ian Blackford, asked about Brexit negotiations and the possibility of a second referendum.

Other topics and questioners

Conservative MP Craig Tracey (North Warwickshire), asked about leaving the European Union under World Trade Organisation (WTO) rules.

Conservative MP, Antoinette Sandbach (Eddisbury), asked about the Online Harms White Paper.

Labour MP, Mr Ronnie Campbell (Blyth Valley) asked about cystic fibrosis and the availability of the drug Orkambi.

Conservative MP,Dr Andrew Murrison (South West Wiltshire), asked about the incineration of waste, recycling and landfill.

Labour MP, Gill Furniss (Sheffield, Brightside and Hillsborough), asked about arm exports to Saudi Arabia.

Conservative MP, Bob Blackman (Harrow East), asked about leasehold reform and freehold sales.

Labour MP, Sir Mark Hendrick (Preston), asked about the effect of Universal Credit on child poverty.

Conservative MP, Daniel Kawczynski (Shrewsbury and Atcham), asked about regionals differences in education funding.

Liberal Democrat MP, Jamie Stone (Caithness, Sutherland and Easter Ross), asked about the decommissioning of Dounreay and the redeployment of staff.

Conservative MP, Theresa Villiers (Chipping Barnet), asked about knife crime and the closure of police stations in London.

Labour MP, Luke Pollard (Plymouth, Sutton and Devonport), asked about weekly rent payments and Universal Credit.

Conservative MP, Damien Moore (Southport), asked about Access for All and accessibility at railway stations.

Labour MP, Mr Stephen Hepburn (Jarrow), asked about the Government's record of achievement.

Conservative MP, Henry Smith (Crawley), asked about the cost of an extension to the Article 50 period.

Green Party MP, Caroline Lucas (Brighton, Pavilion), asked about the youth strike for climate change.

Conservative MP, Eddie Hughes (Walsall North), asked about the appointment of women on boards.

SNP MP, Drew Hendry (Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch and Strathspey), asked about Universal Credit and the effect on local government.

Conservative MP, Mr Shailesh Vara (North West Cambridgeshire), asked about the contribution to the economy of the British-Indian diaspora.

Labour MP, Wayne David (Caerphilly),asked about police funding.

Conservative MP, David Duguid (Banff and Buchan, asked about departure from the Commons Fisheries Policy.

Conservative MP, Neil O'Brien (Harborough), asked about the availability of the drug Spinraza

Labour MP, Richard Burden (Birmingham, Northfield), asked about GKN Aerospace and the factory closure at Kings Norton. 

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