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Wednesday 29 June 2011

Prime Minister’s Questions

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Public sector strikes and pension reform were on the agenda at today’s Prime Minister’s Questions.

The Prime Minister also took questions on renewable energy and petrol prices.

Question-by-question guide

The Prime Minister answered questions on:

  • Public sector strikes and pension reform
  • NHS reforms
  • Renewable energy
  • European Union Treaties
  • Marriage Tax Allowance
  • Immigration
  • Tax breaks for Private Health Care
  • Economy and inflation
  • Extremist groups
  • Repatriation centre at RAF Brize Norton
  • Housing for military personnel
  • Backbench Business Committee
  • Government water subsidies
  • Residential care services
  • Petrol prices
  • Air passenger duty
  • Olympics Truce
  • Protection of Freedoms Bill
  • Government drugs policy
  • Sudan
  • Private sector pension schemes
  • Crime
  • Bomber Command
  • MP pension reform

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.

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