Prime Minister's Questions: 13 February 2019

13 February 2019

In the Commons Chamber today, Prime Minister Theresa May took questions from MPs on Seaborne Freight, Brexit negotiations and more.

Leader of the Opposition, Jeremy Corbyn, asked about Seaborne Freight's contract in the event of a no deal and confidence in the Transport Secretary.

The Scottish National Party's Westminster Leader, Ian Blackford, asked about the next 'meaningful vote' and extending Article 50.

Transcripts of proceedings are available three hours after they happen in Hansard online.

Conservative MP Helen Whately (Faversham and Mid Kent), asked about FGM legislation.

Labour (Co-op) MP Chris Evans (Islwyn), asked about harmful content on social media.

Conservative MP, Neil Parish (Tiverton and Honiton), asked about Tiverton High School.

Labour (Co-op) MP Luke Pollard (Plymouth, Sutton and Devonport), asked about funding for Dawlish train line.

Conservative MP Mr Nigel Evans (Ribble Valley), asked about provision of health services in his constituency.

Labour MP Ian C. Lucas (Wrexham), asked about Government's record in North Wales.

Conservative MP Henry Smith (Crawley), asked about Brexit date and Government's position on a customs union.

Labour MP Steve McCabe (Birmingham, Selly Oak), asked about fuel poverty and energy price caps.

Conservative MP Tom Pursglove (Corby), asked about police numbers.

Labour MP Chris Ruane (Vale of Clwyd), asked about mindfulness.

Conservative MP Gareth Johnson (Dartford), asked about knife crime.

Labour MP Vicky Foxcroft (Lewisham, Deptford), asked about financial disparities between men and women's football. 

Conservative MP Robert Halfon (Harlow), asked pupil exclusions.

Labour MP Rosie Cooper (West Lancashire), asked about free tv licensing for pensioners.

Conservative MP, George Freeman (Mid Norfolk), asked about revoking Honours.

Labour MP Peter Kyle (Hove), asked about a second referendum.

Conservative MP, Heidi Allen (North Cambridgeshire), asked about Universal Credit and food banks.

Conservative MP, Richard Graham (Gloucester), asked about ESA underpayments.

Conservative MP, Robert Courts (Witney), asked about RAF Tornadoes.

Plaid Cymru MP, Liz Saville Roberts (Dwyfor Meirionnydd), asked about democracy in the UK.

Conservative MP, Ben Bradley (Mansfield), asked about the size of Government.

Labour MP, Lyn Brown (West Ham), asked about drugs for muscular dystrophy.

Conservative MP, Giles Watling (Clacton), asked about dog and cat meat.

Labour MP, Rachel Reeves (Leeds West), asked about parental leave for parents of premature babies.

Conservative MP, Craig Mackinlay (South Thanet), asked about Seaborne Freight.

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