Prime Minister's Questions: 12 June 2019

12 June 2019

In her first PMQs since standing down as Leader of the Conservative Party, Prims Minister Theresa May took questions on UK industrial strategy, Brexit and more.

The Leader of the Opposition, Jeremy Corbyn, asked about Brexit, the Government's industrial strategy, the UK car manufacturing sector, UK Steel, and the UK's renewables industry.

The Scottish National Party's Westminster Leader, Ian Blackford, asked about the Government's policies and a no-deal Brexit.

Other topics and questioners

Conservative MP, Michael Fabricant (Lichfield) asked about employment and industry in the West Midlands.

Labour MP, Wes Streeting (Ilford North), asked about the possibility of prorogation of Parliament.

Conservative MP, Rachel Maclean (Redditch), asked about the UK net zero emissions target.

Liberal Democrat MP, Tim Farron (Westmorland and Lonsdale), asked about improving social care.

Conservative MP, Peter Bone (Wellingborough), asked about human trafficking and modern day slavery.

Labour MP, Wayne David (Caerphilly), asked about taxation.

Conservative MP, Huw Merriman (Bexhill and Battle), asked about a second referendum.

Labour MP, Anna McMorrin (Cardiff North), asked about the UK's position on climate change.

Conservative MP, Stephen Crabb (Preseli Pembrokeshire), asked about protest in Hong Kong.

Labour (Co-op) MP, Barry Sheerman (Huddersfield), asked about the Prime Minister's future plans.

Conservative MP, Andrew Griffiths (Burton), asked about Breast Cancer treatment.

Labour MP, Karl Turner (Kingston upon Hull East), asked about treatment for cystic fibrosis.

Conservative MP, Victoria Prentis (Banbury), asked about women and inequalities.

Labour MP, Sir David Crausby (Bolton North East), asked about train services in Bolton.

Conservative MP, Sir Oliver Heald (North East Hertfordshire), asked about the recent allegations against the aid sector.

Labour MP, Catherine West (Hornsey and Wood Green), asked about rough sleeping and homelessness.

Conservative MP, John Stevenson (Carlisle), asked about the probate registry offices.

SNP MP, Carol Monaghan (Glasgow North West), asked about the banning of single use plastics.

Conservative MP, Derek Thomas (St Ives), asked about the changes to free TV licences for over 75s.

Labour MP, Chris Bryant (Rhondda), asked about the link between women prisoners and domestic violence.

Conservative MP, John Baron (Basildon and Billericay), asked about cancer survival rates.

Independent MP, Ian Austin (Dudley North), asked about the Stronger Towns Fund.

Conservative MP, Sir David Amess (Southend West), asked about mental health services.

Green Party MP, Caroline Lucas (Brighton Pavilion), asked about the Government's climate legacy.

Conservative MP, Jack Brereton (Stoke-on-Trent), asked about land tax.

Conservative MP, Helen Whately (Faversham and Mid Kent), asked about the NHS People Plan

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