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PremierLeague-News.Com - Boris Johnson will face Sir Keir Starmer at Prime Minister's Questions on Wednesday as the UK faces a second day of travel disruption
PremierLeague-News.Com - Breaking Sport Transfer News ! Boris Johnson will face Sir Keir Starmer for Prime Minister’s Questions again today with the UK in the midst of a week of travel chaos due to a series of rail strikes.While there are no official RMT or Tube walkouts on Wednesday, travellers are still expected to encounter widespread disruption due to the knock-on effects of Tuesday’s strikes.There is plenty else on the agenda, too with by-elections in both Tiverton and Honiton and Wakefield taking place on Thursday – here’s how to watch PMQs live today.What time is Prime Minister’s Questions today?The next edition of Prime Minister’s Questions is on Wednesday 22 June starting, as always, at 12.00pm.You’ll be able to watch all the action via a live stream on this page.PMQs is also broadcast live on the UK Parliament YouTube channel, and on BBC News and Sky News on TV, accessible online through BBC iPlayer here and the Sky News live YouTube stream.More on Prime Minister's QuestionsWatch live stream as Boris Johnson faces PMQs after the Sue Gray report was published25 May, 2022What time to watch PMQs today as Boris Johnson faces questions after partygate fines30 March, 2022What time to watch Boris Johnson face PMQs today ahead of the spring statement23 March, 2022What can you expect from today’s PMQs?This week’s rail walkouts are expected to be top of the agenda at PMQs, with just 60 per cent of trains due to be running on Wednesday as the UK faces a second day of disruption.Rail workers from the RMT Union, along with London Underground, staged the largest rail strike for several decades on Tuesday.Strikes are not scheduled for Wednesday, but train services are expected to be down around 40 per cent due to the knock-on effect of missing overnight staff.In London, the Tube was not up and running before 8am, causing chaos for commuters.
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.Workers are calling for better pay and an end to compulsory redundancy; RMT wants a pay rise of 7 per cent, while employers have so far offered 3 per cent.On Wednesday morning Dominic Raab said the Government had to “hold the line” against the RMT’s demands for improved pay and conditions on the railways.The Justice Secretary said the strikes were “deeply regrettable” and reform was necessary on the railways.He told LBC radio: “We’ve, of course, got to reform the way the railways operate, given the new ways to working on the effect that has on commuter travel.“But there are also old practices, which frankly, are well out of date and unnecessary, which need to be reformed.”Elsewhere, inflation reached 9.1 per cent on Wednesday morning, with the Bank of England expecting the figure to reach 11 per cent by the end of the year.The Tories are also facing the possibility of a stunning by-election defeat in Tiverton and Honiton on Thursday, with Lib Dem polls putting them neck-and-neck with the Conservatives.There are also widespeard fears in the Tory party that another by-election in Wakefield will see the “Red Wall” seat flip to Labour.
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