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Prime Minister's Questions

Wednesday 12 January 2011

Bank bonuses, cancer services and the educational maintenance allowance were on the agenda at today’s Prime Minister’s Questions.

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Bank bonuses, cancer services and the educational maintenance allowance were on the agenda at today’s Prime Minister’s Questions.

The Prime Minister also took questions on the VAT rise, police officers and media mergers.

Follow the links below to read the PMQs transcript or to watch the broadcast again.

Question-by-question guide

The Prime Minister answered questions on:

  • VAT rise
  • Regeneration
  • Bank bonuses
  • Transparency
  • Mobility disability allowance
  • Street parties
  • Media mergers
  • Control orders
  • Educational Maintenance Allowance (EMA)
  • Arctic war veterans
  • Local Government grants
  • Police officers
  • Fair fuel stabilisers
  • Newport passport office
  • Chase farm hospital
  • Pathfinder projects
  • Anti terrorist laws
  • Armed forces
  • Union strikes
  • Quangos
  • Cancer services

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.