#AskLuke with Laura Pidcock MP
#AskLuke with Laura Pidcock MP

Every Wednesday when Parliament is sitting, Luke hosts a Facebook Live Q&A #AskLuke between 7-8pm.

Catch up on all previous #AskLuke’s below!

14 November – Brexit, cuts and more Brexit. It’s my weekly #askluke Facebook live – ask me anything, I’m here for the next half hour. 

Hello #Plymouth – Brexit, cuts and more Brexit. It’s my weekly #askluke Facebook live – ask me anything, I’m here for the next half hour. Thanks

Posted by Luke Pollard on Wednesday, November 14, 2018

31 October – It’s time for my weekly Facebook live. As usual, ask me anything for the next thirty minutes. I will try to answer as many questions as I can. Lots to discuss from Brexit to the Budget. 

Hello #Plymouth – it’s time for my weekly Facebook live. As usual, ask me anything for the next thirty minutes. I will try to answer as many questions as I can. Lots to discuss from Brexit to the Budget. Over to you 🙂

Posted by Luke Pollard on Wednesday, October 31, 2018

24 October – it’s time for my weekly #askluke Facebook live. It’s a few minutes late as we have just won a vote that makes equal marriage and a woman’s right to choose what happens to their bodies a step closer. Lots happening in politics and so aka away and today I have a special guest – it’s Cllr Tudor Evans, the Leader of Plymouth City Council so ask us anything. 

Hello #plymouth – it’s time for my weekly #askluke Facebook live. It’s a few minutes late as we have just won a vote that makes equal marriage and a woman’s right to choose what happens to their bodies a step closer. Lots happening in politics and so aka away and today I have a special guest – it’s Cllr Tudor Evans, the Leader of Plymouth City Council so ask us anything.

Posted by Luke Pollard on Wednesday, October 24, 2018

17 October – it’s time for my regular #askluke Facebook live. As usual, ask me anything. Lots happening today with debates on Universal Credit, social care, our poor Trainline and defence happening in Westminster. Ask away 

Hello #Plymouth – it’s time for my regular #askluke Facebook live. As usual, ask me anything. Lots happening today with debates on Universal Credit, social care, our poor Trainline and defence happening in Westminster. Ask away 🙂

Posted by Luke Pollard on Wednesday, October 17, 2018

19 September –  just a quick Facebook live #askluke tonight. As usual, ask me anything! 

Hello #plymouth – just a quick Facebook live #askluke tonight. As usual, ask me anything!

Posted by Luke Pollard on Wednesday, September 19, 2018

5 December – Parliament is back and that means my weekly #askluke Facebook live is back. As usual ask me anything. Lots to choose from: Russian nerve agent attack, livewell pay, school cuts, defence cuts to my campaign for a national marine park and much more besides. 

Hello #plymouth – Parliament is back and that means my weekly #askluke Facebook live is back. As usual ask me anything. Lots to choose from: Russian nerve agent attack, livewell pay, school cuts, defence cuts to my campaign for a national marine park and much more besides.

Posted by Luke Pollard on Wednesday, September 5, 2018

25 July – Parliament has now ended for the summer which means I’m back home in Plymouth for the next month and a bit. With Brexit chaos, problems with our railways, the below inflation pay rise for public sector workers and the ending of the frigate order there’s lots to discuss. As usual, ask me anything.

Hello #Plymouth – Parliament has now ended for the summer which means I’m back home in Plymouth for the next month and a bit. With Brexit chaos, problems with our railways, the below inflation pay rise for public sector workers and the ending of the frigate order there’s lots to discuss. As usual, ask me anything

Posted by Luke Pollard on Wednesday, July 25, 2018

18 July – There seems to be a lot happening in politics atm from Brexit to cabinet resignations, education and health issues and continuing transport woes in the far south west.

Hello #Plymouth – it’s time for my regular #askluke Facebook live. As usual, ask me anything. There seems to be a lot happening in politics atm from Brexit to cabinet resignations, education and health issues and continuing transport woes in the far south west. Ask me anything

Posted by Luke Pollard on Wednesday, July 18, 2018

27 June – As usual ask me anything. MY first pmQ, Germany out of the World Cup, submarine recycling, defence cuts, Plymouth studio school closure and much more going on so ask away.

Hello #plymouth – it’s time for my weekly #askluke – as usual ask me anything. MY first pmQ, Germany out of the World Cup, submarine recycling, defence cuts, Plymouth studio school closure and much more going on so ask away.

Posted by Luke Pollard on Wednesday, June 27, 2018

20 June – It’s time for my usual #askluke Facebook live. You can ask me any5ung from Brexit, to defence, to trains, to the ME debate tomorrow. Thirty minutes, ask away.

Hello #Plymouth – it’s time for my usual #askluke Facebook live. You can ask me any5ung from Brexit, to defence, to trains, to the ME debate tomorrow. Thirty minutes, ask away….

Posted by Luke Pollard on Wednesday, June 20, 2018

13 June – Double win of early votes and technical trouble means I’m on early but you can still ask me anything. Lots happening in Westminster so over to you – ask away.

Hello #plymouth – double win of early votes and technical trouble means I’m on early but you can still ask me anything. Lots happening in Westminster so over to you – ask away 🙂

Posted by Luke Pollard on Wednesday, June 13, 2018

6 June – Lots happening with my one year anniversary as your MP on Friday my new office is opening, Brexit shambles continuing, the frigates debate, National Marine parks, a weak PM and much more.

Hello #Plymouth – its time for my weekly #askluke. Lots happening with my one year anniversary as your MP on Friday, my new office opening, Brexit shambles continuing, the frigates debate, National Marine parks, a weak PM and much more. As usual, ask me anything for the next thirty minutes

Posted by Luke Pollard on Wednesday, June 6, 2018

23 May – I’ve just voted to stop Tory privatisation of the NHS in the Commons. Lots happenign in our city with a new Labour council, campaigns against defence cuts, mental health, concerns over our schools.

Hello #Plymouth – I’ve just voted to stop Tory privatisation of the NHS in the Commons. Lots happening in our city with a new Labour council, campaigns against defence cuts, mental health, concerns over our schools. As usual, thirty minutes, ask me anything.

Posted by Luke Pollard on Wednesday, May 23, 2018

16 May – Big news today on tower block funding-looks like our campaign may have worked. Also pleased that Johnny Mercer and Gary Streeter have agreed to drop their refusal to work on Plymouth campagins. We start with a campaign to keep the Royal Marines in Plymouth after the Government closes Stonehouse Barracks in 2022. Lots of other subjects including education funding, Brexit and the renationalisation of East Coast.

Hello #plymouth – big News today on tower block funding – looks like our campaign may have worked. Also pleased that Johnny Mercer and Gary Streeter have agreed to drop their refusal to work with me on Plymouth campaigns. We start with a campaign to keep he Royal Marines in Plymouth after the Government closes Stonehouse Barracks in 2022. Lots of other subjects including education funding, Brexit and the renationalisation of East Coast. As usual, 30 minutes, ask me anything.

Posted by Luke Pollard on Wednesday, May 16, 2018

9 May – With Labour winning control of the council last week, lots is happening. As usual, ask me anything-we are expecting a vote soon so get in early before the vote is called

Hello #plymouth – it’s time for my weekly #askluke Facebook live. With Labour winning control of the council last week, there’s lots happening. As usual, ask me anything – we are expecting a vote soon so get in early before the vote is called 🙂

Posted by Luke Pollard on Wednesday, May 9, 2018

2 May – My special guest today is Cllr Tudor Evans who could be Leader of the Council if Labour wins the election tomorrow. Ask us anything whether its about Plymouth Studio School, tower blocks, potholes, Windrush scandal or working cross-party.

Hello #plymouth – it's my weekly #askLuke and with the local elections tomorrow there's plenty to ask about. My special guest today is Cllr Tudor Evans who could be Leader of the Council if Labour wins the election tomorrow. Ask us anything whether its about Plymouth Studio School, tower blocks, potholes, Windrush scandal or working cross-party (that I'm keen on and the Tories aren't sadly).

Posted by Luke Pollard on Wednesday, May 2, 2018

25 April – I’ve presented the petition started by Cllr Bill Stevens on the urgent need to reclad Mount Wise’s three tower blocks to Parliament. With the possible closure of the Plymouth Studio School, defence cuts, school cuts and the ban on plastic straws there’s a lot to ask me about.

Hello #Plymouth – I’ve just presented the petition started by Cllr Bill Stevens on the urgent need to reclad Mount Wise’s three tower blocks to Parliament. With the possible closure of the Plymouth Studio School, defence cuts, school cuts and the ban on plastic straws there’s lots to ask me about. As usual, thirty minutes, ask me anything

Posted by Luke Pollard on Wednesday, April 25, 2018

18 April – I’ve got a special guest, Yvette Cooper. Yvette is the Chair of the Home Affairs Select Committee. She joins me to discuss Windrush, child refugee, police cuts and much more.

Hello #plymouth – I’ve got a special guest for my weekly #askluke Facebook live: Yvette Cooper. Yvette is the Chair of the Home Affairs Select Committee. Lots of topics to ask about tonight: Windrush, child refugee, police cuts and much more. As usual, ask us anything…

Posted by Luke Pollard on Wednesday, April 18, 2018

28 March – Exeter Labour MP Ben Bradshaw joins me to discuss Brexit, fishing, air quality, train delays and defence cuts.

Hello #Plymouth and hello #exeter – today I have Exeter Labour MP Ben Bradshaw joining my #askLuke – lots going on atm with Brexit, fishing, air quality, Trainline delays and defence cuts. As usual, ask me anything.

Posted by Luke Pollard on Wednesday, March 28, 2018

21 March – I’m joined by Cat Smith, MP for Lancaster and Fleetwood and Shadow Minister for Voter Engagement and Youth Affairs. We talk about issues affecting young people, votes at 16 and voting reform, supporting single parents, and more.

Hello #plymouth – today for my weekly #askLuke I have a special guest: Cat Smith, MP for Lancaster and Fleetwood and Shadow Minister for Voter Engagement and Youth Affairs. So, expect lots of chat about votes at 16, voting reform, young people and what's going on in Parliament atm. As usual, ask me anything. Find out more about Cat on her Facebook page: Cat Smith MP

Posted by Luke Pollard on Wednesday, March 21, 2018

6 March – With Thangam Debbonaire, MP for Bristol South West and opposition whip. We discuss gender parity in Parliament, WASPI, the future of the Labour Party, and much more.

Hello #Plymouth – I’ve got a special guest with me for this week – Labour MP for Bristol West, the incredible Thangam Debbonaire MP for Bristol West – she’s the whip for Labour MPs in the south west and also he whip for Labour,s Shadow Environment team which I’m part of. Lots happening at the moment with snow disruption, dawlish going down, defence cuts, tower blocks and the NHS so ask away. As usual, 30 minutes. Ask us anything #Askluke

Posted by Luke Pollard on Tuesday, March 6, 2018

28 February – Talking about the sham South West rail strategy, Brexit, and infrastructure investment in Plymouth.

Hello #plymouth – it’s my weekly #askluke Facebook live – lots happening from the sham Strategy on south west rail that came out today to tOry defence cuts to the snow, cuts and votes at 16. As usual 30 minutes, ask me anything

Posted by Luke Pollard on Wednesday, February 28, 2018

21 February – Discussing Labour’s new Animal Welfare Manifesto, updates on the Devonport tower block re-cladding, reburying the remains of Royal Navy sailors who died on HMS Exeter, and more.

Hello #Plymouth – lots of votes on the Finance Bill tonight so I’m a little later than normal. As usual, ask me anything…

Posted by Luke Pollard on Wednesday, February 21, 2018

7 February – Lots to discuss after a very busy few weeks, including transport and train lines, defence cuts, cuts to our police forces.

Hello #Plymouth – we have votes on cuts to local government budgets just after 7.30 tonight so I’m starting my regular ask Luke a bit earlier. As usual, ask me anything. Thanks

Posted by Luke Pollard on Wednesday, February 7, 2018

17 January – Lots going on in politics, including the EU Withdrawal Bill, NHS cuts, Carrilion’s crisis and defence cuts.

Hello #plymouth – a few minutes late for this week’s regular Facebook live questions and answer session as I’ve been voting in the Commons. Lots happening with Brexit, defence cuts, the nhs crisis and so please ask away. As usual around 30 minutes. Ask me anything

Posted by Luke Pollard on Wednesday, January 17, 2018

10 January – We discussed cuts to our naval base in Devonport, the micro-beads ban, and setting up our constituency office in Plymouth!

Hello #plymouth – happy new year to you all. Parliament is sitting again and there's stuff on railways, poverty, housing, defence and the reshuffle to talk about. As usual, thirty minutes for you to ask me anything #askluke

Posted by Luke Pollard on Wednesday, January 10, 2018

20 December (II)– Continuing our discussion on investing in our train lines, the EU Withdrawal Bill, and homeless children.

Hello #Plymouth – this is my last #askLuke of 2017 – as usual, ask me anything!

Posted by Luke Pollard on Wednesday, December 20, 2017

20 December (I) – Last one of the year! Despite our wifi problems we had a good discussion on investing in our train lines, the EU Withdrawal Bill, and homeless children.

Hello #Plymouth – this is my last #askLuke of 2017 – as usual, ask me anything!

Posted by Luke Pollard on Wednesday, December 20, 2017

13 December – Graham Morris MP joined us to discuss the WASPI campaign, the EU Withdrawal Bill and doing politics differently.

Hello #Plymouth – a little later today due to the votes in the Commons on Brexit, I'm really pleased to be joined by Grahame Morris MP who is leading a debate tomorrow on WASPI issues. As usual, a quick chat first and then I will take questions #askusanything

Posted by Luke Pollard on Wednesday, December 13, 2017

6 December – EU Withdrawal Bil, the divorce bill, Tory under-funding of the NHS, parliament’s debate on autism, and tuition fees.

Hello #Plymouth – it's been quite a day. Here for the next 30minutes to answer your questions about Brexit, defence cuts, the Sutton harbour foot bridge, prison officers, the budget, that leaflet and much more. Expecting a vote shortly so get your questions in early. Thanks

Posted by Luke Pollard on Wednesday, December 6, 2017

29 November – Lots to discuss, from getting our fair share of investment on our train lines, getting a meaningful vote on the EU Withdrawal Bill and the WASPI vote in parliament.

Hello #plymouth – for the next thirty minutes I am answering questions. Lots going on with the vote today on WASPI, the changes to the great western Rail franchise as well as the ongoing risk to the Royal Navy and Royal Marines from the Conservative Government. 30 minutes, ask me anything. 🙂

Posted by Luke Pollard on Wednesday, November 29, 2017

22 November – Great discussion on the failings in Philip Hammond’s budget, including on housing and mental health.

Hello #Plymouth – Budget today didn't deliver on the big asks we had as a city: social care, transport and defence. But did include some good things. Usual rules apply, thirty minutes, ask me anything. Thanks

Posted by Luke Pollard on Wednesday, November 22, 2017

15 November – Plenty to discuss from Universal Credit to defence cuts, the NHS and my campaign for a statue to Nancy Astor. Laura Pidcock is joining me as my special guest!

Hello #Plymouth and hello #NorthWestDurham, tonight Laura Pidcock is joining me as my special guest. As usual once I've chatted with my guest I will be answering questions about #Plymouth. Plenty to discuss from Universal Credit to defence cuts, the NHS and my campaign for a statue to Nancy Astor. Ask me anything

Posted by Luke Pollard on Wednesday, November 15, 2017

8 November – Lots to discuss this week!

Hello #Plymouth – my weekly thirty minute Facebook live. Lots to discuss. Ask me anything

Posted by Luke Pollard on Wednesday, November 8, 2017

5 November –  There’s a lot of people with questions about the abuse scandals at Westminster, defence cuts, Universal Credit and more.

Hello #Plymouth – as I missed this wednesday's #askluke because I was doing Parliamentary stuff I thought I'd have a one off one tonight. There's a lot of people with questions about the abuse scandals at Westminster, defence cuts, Universal Credit and more. So, as usual, thirty minutes, ask me anything. Thanks

Posted by Luke Pollard on Sunday, November 5, 2017

25 October – Defence cuts, train line, Universal Credit, social care and much more.

Hello #Plymouth – lots to discuss in my weekly Facebook live. Defence cuts, train line, Universal Credit, social care and much more. Sorry it's just me tonight as sadly Marsha had to reschedule. She sends her best wishes to everyone. So for the next thirty minutes it's just me and you can #askmeanything

Posted by Luke Pollard on Wednesday, October 25, 2017

18 October – Special guest this week Tan Dhesi, the new MP for Slough, and Parliament’s first ever turbaned Sikh.

Hello #Plymouth, here's my weekly #askLuke with a special guest Tan Dhesi, the new MP for Slough, and Parliament's first ever turbaned Sikh. As usual 30 minutes, ask me anything

Posted by Luke Pollard on Wednesday, October 18, 2017

11 October – (Part II) Apologies for the internet issues this week.

Hi #plymouth – stupid internet. Trying from my mobile instead – sorry!

Posted by Luke Pollard on Wednesday, October 11, 2017

11 October – (Part I) Lots to discuss with the Government’s attack on Devonport, problems with the trainline, World Mental Health Day and much more.

Hello #Plymouth – it's time for my weekly #askLuke – lots to discuss this week with the Conservative Government's attack on Devonport, problems with the trainline, World Mental Health Day and much more. Thirty minutes – ask me anything! Thanks

Posted by Luke Pollard on Wednesday, October 11, 2017

4 October – Boris Johnson’s latest gaffes, the Barbican swing bridge, the M5 and the Trainline as well as the unfolding disaster that is universal credit and much more.

Hello #plymouth – just got back from looking after my 16 month old nephew today so a bit behind on political goings on from Tory conference but happy taking questions about what I've been up to, Boris Johnson's latest gaffes, the Barbican swing bridge, the M5 and the Trainline as well as the unfolding disaster that is universal credit and much more. As usual, 30 minutes #askmeanything

Posted by Luke Pollard on Wednesday, October 4, 2017

27 September – the Rail announcement about electrification, Jeremy Corbyn’s big speech and much more locally with bin chaos, UKIP defections and more tragedy at sea.

Hello #plymouth, lots happened this week: the Rail announcement about electrification, Jeremy Corbyn's big speech and much more locally with bin chaos, UKIP defections and more tragedy at sea. As usual, 30 minutes, ask me anything.

Posted by Luke Pollard on Wednesday, September 27, 2017

13 September – Last one before Conference Recess. We talk Brexit bill, pay cap, student fees and North Korea

Hello #Plymouth, this is my weekly #askluke where you can ask me anything. Lots happening this week with Brexit, the power grab by Ministers, The pay cap, tuition fee rises, autism debate, armed forces pay, the new frigates, fishing and proper pedestrian access to Charles Church. Got a question, ask away 🙂

Posted by Luke Pollard on Wednesday, September 13, 2017

6 September – First one back after Summer Recess – a little later than planned due to a Commons vote on the Finance Bill

Hello #Plymouth, a little later than planned because I was voting in the Commons on the Finance Bill, this is my latest #askLuke – ask me anything

Posted by Luke Pollard on Wednesday, September 6, 2017

 30 July – My last one for the Summer – I talk Tower blocks, Brexit and Tory Bin Chaos.

Hello #Plymouth, lots happening ATM in politics – tower blocks, Brexit, Tory bin chaos – get your questions in. This is my last #askLuke until September so ask me anything – will try to get through as many as I can – thanks

Posted by Luke Pollard on Sunday, July 30, 2017

23 July – Parliament has risen for the Summer – I talk about and answer q’s on the GE2017 Shambles, the Royal Navy and votes for 16 year olds.

Hello #Plymouth – it's time for my weekly #AskLuke. Big announcement on blood donation today, Parliament rises for the summer but the work continues. Asked questions about GE2017 voting shambles, spoke about the Royal Navy and asked for votes for 16 and 17 year olds. Lots to cover in 30 minutes so get your questions in. Thanks

Posted by Luke Pollard on Sunday, July 23, 2017

 16 July – The Special theme for this week was on the environment.

Hello #Plymouth – it's my weekly #askLuke – tonight I'm trying something new : 15min on general questions and then 15min on a theme – this week it's environment

Posted by Luke Pollard on Sunday, July 16, 2017

 9 July – With the Trump trade deal, no new money for the SW, morale in the NHS hitting a new low, there’s plenty going on!

Hello #Plymouth – this week as your MP I've called for ring fencing mental health funding for young people, asked for a debate on selling HMS Ocean and closing Stonehouse Barracks and the Royal Citadel and called for Government assistance in reopening Plymouth Airport. Applications for my team are also open. With the Trump trade deal, no new money for the SW, morale in the NHS hitting a new low, there's plenty going on, so ask me anything! Try to keep it to 30 minutes tonight. Here goes 🙂

Posted by Luke Pollard on Sunday, July 9, 2017

2 July – Week 3 representing Plymouth – questions on my maiden speech and the public sector pay cap #AskLuke

Hello #Plymouth – busy third week as your MP. Maiden speech, public sector pay cap and much more to discuss. ask me anything #askluke

Posted by Luke Pollard on Sunday, July 2, 2017

25 June – On week 2 I answer questions on investment in the South West and the deal Plymouth needs from Brexit.

Hello #Plymouth – welcome to my weekly #AskLuke – big week last week and another big one ahead as your MP – ask me anything

Posted by Luke Pollard on Sunday, June 25, 2017

18 June – My first week as an MP – Questions on the DUP, transport links and what I’m up to as an MP!

A bit delayed – sorry – but here is my weekly #AskLuke Q&A – ask me anything #plymouth

Posted by Luke Pollard on Sunday, June 18, 2017

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