Prime Minister's Questions: 20 March 2019

19 March 2019

Today, Prime Minister Theresa May took questions from MPs on extension of the Article 50 period, indicative votes in the Commons on Brexit options and more.

Leader of the Opposition, Jeremy Corbyn, asked about the Government's handling of the Brexit process, the European Council Summit and changes to the Withdrawal Agreement.

The Scottish National Party's Westminster Leader, Ian Blackford, asked about extension of the Article 50 period and a public vote on Brexit.

Full list of topics and questioners

SNP MP, Pete Wishart (Perth and North Perthshire), asked about extension of the Article 50 period.

Conservative MP, Colin Clark (Gordon), asked about investment in the oil and gas industry.

Conservative MP, Peter Aldous (Waveney), asked about local high streets.

Conservative MP, Mr Peter Bone (Wellingborough), asked about a Brexit date.

Labour MP, Dr Roberta Blackman-Woods (City of Durham), asked about school funding.

Conservative MP, Vicky Ford (Chelmsford), asked about homelessness and housing infrastructure.

Labour (Co-op) MP, Lloyd Russell-Moyle (Brighton, Kemptown), asked about LGBT education in schools.

Conservative MP, Derek Thomas (St Ives), asked about environmental policy.

Labour (Co-op) MP, Alex Norris (Nottingham North), asked about state pension age for women.

Conservative MP, Bill Grant (Ayr, Carrick and Cumnock), asked about unemployment rates.

Labour (Co-op) MP, Seema Malhotra (Feltham and Heston), asked about hate crime.

Conservative MP, Tim Loughton (East Worthing and Shoreham), asked about civil partnership legislation.

Labour MP, Catherine West (Hornsey and Wood Green), asked about second referendum on membership of the EU.

Conservative MP, Kenneth Clarke (Rushcliffe), asked about indicative votes on Brexit options. 

SNP MP, Stephen Gethins (North East Fife), asked about a constituent's immigration case.

Conservative MP, Sir Oliver Letwin (West Dorset), asked about the Article 50 extension.

Labour MP, Ged Killen (Rutherglen and Hamilton West), asked about regeneration funding post-Brexit.

Conservative MP, Sir William Cash (Stone), asked about Brexit legislation.

Labour MP, Edward Miliband (Doncaster North), asked about indicative Brexit votes.

Conservative MP, Richard Drax (South Dorset), asked about extension to the Article 50 period.

Independent MP, Anna Soubry (Broxtowe), asked about extension to Article 50.

Conservative MP, Nick Boles (Grantham and Stamford), asked about extension to Article 50.

Labour MP, Yvette Cooper (Normanton, Pontefract and Castleford), asked about indicative Brexit votes.

Conservative MP, David Duguid (Banff and Buchan), asked about DiGeorge syndrome.

Labour MP, Angela Eagle (Wallasey), asked about the Prime Minister's handling of Brexit.


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