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Prime Minister's Questions

Wednesday 16 May 2012

Apprenticeships, unemployment and the Rochdale abuse case were on the agenda at today's PMQs.

The Prime Minister also took questions on the Eurozone and police numbers.

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Question-by-question guide

The Prime Minister answered questions on:

  • apprenticeships
  • growth
  • discussions with President Hollande
  • UK economy
  • front-line police numbers
  • numbers of nurses
  • EU Economic crisis
  • Andy Coulson security clearance
  • car export net surplus
  • VAT
  • adult learning
  • Right to Buy
  • PM’s reputation
  • interest rates
  • Rochdale abuse case
  • monitoring of children’s care homes
  • promoting science in schools
  • civil servants’ tax arrangements
  • Severn Barrage project
  • unemployment
  • Regional Growth Fund

Extra information

Prime Minister’s Questions is an opportunity for MPs from all parties to question the Prime Minister on any subject, although they usually focus on the key issues of the day.

The half-hour session, which takes place on Wednesdays while Parliament is in session, starts with a routine question from an MP about the Prime Minister’s engagements.