Prime Minister's Questions: 19 June 2019

19 June 2019

During PMQs, Prime Minister Theresa May took questions on education funding, policing levels and more.

The Leader of the Opposition, Jeremy Corbyn, asked about the removal of unsafe cladding for tower blocks, safety measures for high rise blocks, tenants rights and social housing, cuts in fire services and the Government's record.

The Scottish National Party's Westminster Leader, Ian Blackford, asked about comments on Scotland from a Conservative MP.

Other topics and questioners

Conservative MP, Marcus Jones (Nuneaton), asked about the Future High Streets Fund.

Labour MP, Tonia Antoniazzi (Gower), asked about access to medicinal cannabis.

Conservative MP, Tim Loughton (East Worthing and Shoreham), asked about education funding in coastal areas.

Labour MP, Diana Johnson (Kingston upon Hull North), asked about the contaminated blood inquiry and compensation for victims.

Conservative MP, Kenneth Clarke (Rushcliffe), asked about the Conservative policy on tax cuts and spending.

Conservative MP, Paul Scully (Sutton and Cheam), asked about special educational needs support and funding.

Labour MP, Virendra Sharma (Ealing, Southall), asked about the Government's policy on immigration.

Conservative MP, Nigel Mills (Amber Valley), asked about tax evasion.

SNP MP, Deidre Brock (Edinburgh North and Leith), asked about the Government's record on the Windrush generation.

Labour MP, Alex Cunningham (Stockton North), asked about a local constituent's case.

Conservative MP, Andrew Griffiths (Burton), asked about compensation for victims of child sexual abuse.

Labour MP, Dr Paul Williams (Stockton South), asked about cuts to policing.

Conservative MP, Gordon Henderson (Sittingbourne and Sheppey), asked about the retirement age for prison officers.

Labour MP, Mike Hill (Hartlepool), asked about Universal Credit and food banks.

Conservative MP, Nigel Adams (Selby and Ainsty), asked about the upcoming Skills Olympics event in Russia. 

Labour MP, Vicky Foxcroft (Lewisham, Deptford), asked about adverse childhood experiences.

Conservative MP, Dr Caroline Johnson (Sleaford and North Hykeham), asked about palliative care and hospice services for children.

Labour MP, Mary Creagh (Wakefield), asked about the recent report from the Environment Audit Committee on throwaway fashion.

Conservative MP, James Gray (North Wiltshire), asked about recognition of volunteers work.

Labour MP, Sarah Jones (Croydon Central), asked about fire safety for housing.

Conservative MP, David Duguid (Banff and Buchan), asked about climate change targets.

Conservative MP, Giles Watling (Clacton), asked about health trust budgets.

Conservative MP, Maggie Throup (Erewash), asked about modern slavery.

Independent Group MP, Anna Soubry (Broxtowe), asked about Parliamentary sittings for Brexit related business.

Conservative MP, Neil O'Brien (Harborough), asked about the National Funding Formula for schools.

Labour MP, Dr Rosena Allin-Khan (Tooting), asked about cuts to policing and crime levels.

Conservative MP, Dr Julian Lewis (New Forest East), asked about historic allegations relating to the Norther Ireland troubles.

SNP MP, Neil Gray (Airdrie and Shotts), asked about in-work poverty.

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