Prime Minister's Questions: 9 January 2019

09 January 2019

On Wednesday 9 January, Prime Minister Theresa May answered MPs' questions on no-deal Brexit, EU negotiations and more.

Leader of the Opposition, Jeremy Corbyn, asked about the progress of the EU Withdrawal negotiations over the Christmas recess, the prospect of no-deal, whether legal changes would be made to the draft agreement following further negotiations, cost of no-deal contingency planning, ruling out no-deal to protect jobs in the economy, whether a general election will be called if the Government is defeated on the 'meaningful vote'.

The Scottish National Party's Westminster Leader, Ian Blackford, asked about written concessions to the EU Withdrawal Agreement and when they would be available for Members to review.

Full list of topics and questioners

SNP MP, Drew Hendry (Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch and Strathspey), asked about registration of EU Nationals post Brexit.

Conservative MP, Tom Pursglove (Corby), asked about Care after Combat and reoffending rates.

SNP MP, Martyn Day (Linlithgow and East Falkirk), asked about planning for lorry and freight delays in the event of no-deal.

Conservative MP, Andrew Selous (South West Bedfordshire), asked about support and training for GPs.

Labour MP, John Spellar (Warley), asked about cold-calling of vulnerable individuals.

Conservative MP, Michael Fabricant (Lichfield), asked about what discussions she has had with the Mayor of the West Midlands on the creation of employment in that region. He also asked about improving transport links in the region.

Liberal Democrat MP, Sir Edward Davey (Kingston and Surbiton), asked about the loan charge.

Conservative MP, Kenneth Clarke (Rushcliffe), asked about delaying or revoking Article 50 in the event of no-deal.

Liberal Democrat MP, Layla Moran (Oxford West and Abingdon), asked about a second referendum.

Conservative MP, Dame Cheryl Gillan (Chesham and Amersham), asked about value for money of HS2.

Labour MP, Gill Furniss (Sheffield, Brightside and Hillsborough), asked about the effect of no-deal on the steel industry.

Conservative MP, Iain Duncan Smith (Chingford and Woodford Green) asked about investment in Whipps Cross Hospital.

Labour MP, Stephen Kinnock (Aberavon), asked about whether the House will be able to vote on a range of alternatives depending on the result of the 'meaningful vote'.

Conservative MP, Maggie Throup (Erewash) asked about the energy price cap.

Labour MP, Mr Clive Betts (Sheffield South East), asked about number of children in care and funding.

Conservative MP, Huw Merriman (Bexhill and Battle) asked about the charge for registering for resident status post Brexit.

SNP MP, Pete Wishart (Perth and North Perthshire), asked about the Prime Minister's record.

Conservative MP, Jack Lopresti (Filton and Bradley Stoke) asked about the end of tolls on the Severn Bridge crossing.

Labour (Co-op) MP, Rachael Maskell (York Central), asked about deaths of homeless people in York and across the UK. 

Conservative MP, Sir David Amess (Southend West) asked about elections in the Maldives and trade links.

Labour MP, Meg Hillier (Hackney South and Shoreditch), asked about the EU Withdrawal Agreement. 

Conservative MP, Anne Main (St Albans), asked about RNLI funding.

Labour MP, Mrs Emma Lewell-Buck (South Shields), asked about organ donation and the case of a local constituent.

Conservative MP, Paul Scully (Sutton and Cheam), asked about the Mayor of London.

Conservative MP, Dr Julian Lewis (New Forest East), asked about the Brexit date on 29 March 2019. 

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