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Deputy Prime Minister's Questions

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Parliamentary Constituencies and Welfare reform were on the agenda at this month’s Deputy Prime Minister’s Questions.The …

Parliamentary Constituencies and Welfare reform were on the agenda at this month’s Deputy Prime Minister’s Questions.

The Deputy Prime Minister also took questions on tuition fees and lowering the vote age.

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

Question-by-question guide

The Deputy Prime Minister answered questions on:

  • Parliamentary constituencies
  • Boundary review
  • Welfare reform
  • House of Lords Reform
  • Lowering the Voting age
  • Smoking
  • Postal votes
  • Public sector cuts
  • Housing benefit
  • Malaria
  • Trade Union funding
  • West Lothian
  • Electoral fraud
  • Tuition fees

Extra information

Deputy Prime Minister’s Questions is an opportunity for MPs from all parties to question the Deputy Prime Minister on any subject, although they usually focus on the key issues of the day.

The half-hour session takes place once a month on Tuesdays while Parliament is in session.