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Prime Minister's Questions: 4 September 2019

4 September 2019 (updated on 4 September 2019)

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In his first Prime Minister's Questions Boris Johnson faced questions from MPs on prorogation, Operation Yellowhammer, the effects of Brexit and more

The Leader of the Opposition, Jeremy Corbyn, asked about the Prime Minister's Brexit negotiation strategy with the EU, food prices in the UK after Brexit, whether Operation Yellowhammer documents will be published, poverty levels and a no-deal Brexit.

The Scottish National Party's Westminster Leader, Ian Blackford, asked about a no-deal Brexit and support for the EU (Withdrawal) (No. 6) Bill.

Full list of topics and questioners

Labour MP, Siobhain McDonagh (Mitcham and Morden), asked about leaving the EU with no deal.

Conservative MP, Robert Halfon (Harlow), asked about levels of VAT on energy bills after Brexit.

Conservative MP, Dr Julian Lewis (New Forest East), asked about reasons for merging the roles of Cabinet Secretary and National Security Adviser.

Conservative MP, Lucy Allan (Telford), asked about spending on public services.

SNP MP, Douglas Chapman (Dunfermline and West Fife), asked about projected job losses as a result of a no-deal Brexit.

Conservative MP, Dame Cheryl Gillan (Chesham and Amersham), asked about support for those with autism and their families. 

Labour MP, Geraint Davies (Swansea West), asked about a further Brexit referendum.

Independent MP, David Gauke (South West Hertfordshire), asked about next week's prorogation of Parliament.

Labour MP, MP, Adrian Bailey (West Bromwich West), asked about the cost of support of business and industry after Brexit.

Conservative MP, Douglas Ross (Moray), asked about US tariffs and the Scotch whisky industry.

Labour MP, Karen Lee (Lincoln), asked about asked about prorogation of Parliament.

Conservative MP, Karen Bradley (Staffordshire Moorlands), asked about Leek Moorlands hospital.

Labour MP, Paul Blomfield (Sheffield Central), asked about the Prime Minister's Brexit negotiations with the EU.

Independent MP, Dominic Grieve (Beaconsfield), asked about the reasons for prorogation.

Labour MP, Karen Buck (Westminster North), asked about reductions in police numbers.

Conservative MP, Sir Gary Streeter (South West Devon), asked about education funding.

Labour MP, Vernon Coaker (Gedling), asked about Conservative MPs losing the Whip after the Emergency Debate vote on 3 September 2019.

Independent MP, Richard Harrington (Watford), asked about the Watford Jobs' Fair.

Labour MP, Liz McInnes (Heywood and Middleton), asked about the effect of a no-deal on business in the North West.

Conservative MP, Sir Roger Gale (North Thanet), asked about provision for UK nationals resident throughout the European Union.

Labour MP, Stephen Morgan (Portsmouth South), asked about provision of medicine and medical staff in the event of a no-deal Brexit.

Conservative MP, Ross Thomson (Aberdeen South), asked about the loan charge.

Labour MP, Mr Tanmanjeet Singh Dhesi (Slough), asked about the Prime Minister's comments about Muslim women leading to a spike in race crime, and Islamophobia in the Conservative party.

Independent MP, Margot James (Stourbridge), asked about the Prime Minister' adviser, Dominic Cummings.

Liberal Democrat MP, Jo Swinson (East Dunbartonshire), asked about the case of a constituent and settled status.

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