Wednesday 6 July 2011

Prime Minister’s Questions

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Phone hacking and BSkyB bid were on the agenda at today’s Prime Minister’s Questions.

The Prime Minister also took questions on NHS reforms and knife crime.

Question-by-question guide

The Prime Minister answered questions on:

  • Bank levy
  • Drought in the Horn of Africa
  • Public enquiry – phone hacking
  • News Corporation and BSkyB bid
  • Send My Sister To School campaign
  • NHS reforms
  • Portugal debt
  • Maximum penalty for dangerous driving
  • IMF and the global economy
  • NI peace process and weapons decommissioning
  • Knife crime
  • Student loans
  • Extremist Groups
  • Immigration and Common Travel Area (CTA)
  • Employment
  • Birth centres
  • Thameslink route and Bombardier
  • Pupil Premium

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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