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Wednesday 3 March 2010

Prime Minister’s Questions

The Houses of Parliament and the River Thames; Crown copyright

Harriet Harman took the Prime Minister’s place at PMQs as Mr Brown is attending the South African state visit.

The economy, British manufacturing and the armed forces were on the agenda at today’s PMQs.

Ms Harman also took questions on dangerous dogs, small businesses and unemployment.

We will offer a summary of the topics covered, as well as the chance to watch the broadcast again, from around 15:00 GMT.

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

Question-by-question guide

Harriet Harman answered questions on:

  • British Manufacturing
  • Armed forces
  • Economy
  • Alan Turing
  • Lord Ashcroft
  • Falklands
  • Small businesses
  • Dangerous dogs
  • Unemployment
  • Cancer treatments

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 at 12:00 GMT/BST 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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