Prime Minister's Questions: 6 March 2019

06 March 2019

Today, Prime Minister Theresa May took questions from MPs on knife crime, Brexit and more.

Leader of the Opposition, Jeremy Corbyn, asked about knife crime, police numbers, police funding, privatisation of the probation service and links between crime levels and austerity.

The Scottish National Party's Westminster Leader, Ian Blackford, asked about registration of EU nationals.

Full list of topics and questioners

Liberal Democrat MP, Tim Farron (Westmorland and Lonsdale), asked about bank branch closures.

Conservative MP, Simon Hoare (North Dorset), asked about voting on the Government's Brexit deal.

Conservative MP, Huw Merriman (Bexhill and Battle), asked about service charges for freeholders and leaseholders.

Conservative MP, Chris Philp (Croydon South), asked about social media data transparency and crime.

Labour MP, Phil Wilson (Sedgefield), asked about the Stronger Towns Fund and funding for the North East of England.

Conservative MP, Stephen Metcalfe (South Basildon and East Thurrock), asked about smart parking.

Labour MP, Dan Jarvis (Barnsley Central), asked about the One Yorkshire devolution deal.

Conservative MP, Julia Lopez (Hornchurch and Upminster), asked about knife crime.

Labour MP, Anna McMorrin (Cardiff North), asked about investigations into EU referendum campaigns.

Conservative MP, Richard Bacon (South Norfolk), asked about China and cybersecurity.

SNP MP, Kirsty Blackman (Aberdeen North), asked about votes on the Brexit deal in the Scottish Parliament and Welsh Assembly.

Conservative MP, Rebecca Pow (Taunton Deane), asked about microfibres and the marine environment.

SNP MP, Deidre Brock (Edinburgh North and Leith), asked about a visit to Downing Street from Alexander Nix.

Conservative MP, Antoinette Sandbach (Eddisbury) asked about investment in women's football.

SNP MP, Mhairi Black (Paisley and Renfrewshire South), asked about ESA assessments.

Conservative MP, Ross Thomson (Aberdeen South), asked about the Loan Charge.

Labour (Co-op) MP, Dr David Drew (Stroud), asked about Special Educational Needs funding.

Conservative MP, Derek Thomas (St Ives), asked about Brain Tumour Awareness Week.

DUP MP, Paul Girvan (South Antrim), asked about prosecutions relating to historic cases in the Northern Ireland Troubles.

Conservative MP, Colin Clark (Gordon), asked about currency in Scotland.

Labour MP, Marsha De Cordova (Battersea), asked about PIP payment assessments.

Conservative MP, Anne-Marie Trevelyan (Berwick-upon-Tweed), asked about a local school's work on cycling.

SNP MP, Alan Brown (Kilmarnock and Loudoun), asked about medicinal cannabis.

Conservative MP, Paul Scully (Sutton and Cheam), asked about the Domestic Violence Bill.

SNP MP, Chris Stephens (Glasgow South West), asked about an inquiry into blacklisting.

Conservative MP, Vicky Ford (Chelmsford), asked about reducing plastic pollution.

Liberal Democrat MP, Sir Vince Cable (Twickenham), asked about racial discrimination in the immigration system.
 

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