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Prime Minister's Questions

Wednesday 7 March 2012

Afghanistan and tax credits were on the agenda at today’s PMQs

The Prime Minister also took questions on welfare reform and hospital waiting times.

Question-by-question guide
The Prime Minister answered questions on:

  • Afghanistan
  • economic growth
  • hospital waiting times
  • welfare reform
  • legal highs
  • tax credits
  • wild animals in circuses
  • consumer debt
  • coalition government
  • arrest of James Toner in Goa
  • programme for the employment of young people with special needs in Redbridge
  • Clare’s Law and domestic violence
  • investment in Scotland
  • Corby Cube- transparency in local government
  • EU treaty
  • missing people’s rights and presumption of death
  • universal credit
  • radiotherapy services in Kendal
  • Royal Bank of Scotland
  • military covenant
  • applied language solutions
  • competitiveness in the City of London

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.

Learn more about Prime Minister’s Questions on the Parliament website (opens in new window)