Topics raised by the region's backbench MPs included apprenticeships by Jason McCartney (Colne Valley), the spare room subsidy/bedroom tax by Diana Johnson (Hull North), and investment in manufacturing by Andrew Bingham (High Peak).
David Blunkett (Sheffield Brightside and Hillsborough), also raised Millennium Development Goals and Stephen Phillips (Sleaford and North Hykeham), asked about competing with other nations economically.
David Cameron has faced questions from the region's MPs during PMQs
Including Andrew Jones (Harrogate and Knaresborough) on council debt, Sir Peter Tapsell (Louth and Horncastle), on the cost of borrowing, Julian Smith (Skipton and Ripon), on the Yorkshire economy and Paul Blomfield (Sheffield Central), on carbon targets.
Greg Mulholland (Leeds North West), also raised the Paralympic legacy and Edward Leigh (Gainsborough), asked about an EU referendum.
The Prime Minister has paid tribute to two soldiers from 3rd Battalion, The Yorkshire Regiment who lost their lives serving in Afghanistan. Sergeant Gareth Thursby, 29, and Thomas Rowe, 18, were killed by a rogue Afghan policeman last month._
PMQs opened today with Nick Clegg paying tribute to the soldiers killed in Afghanistan last week. This was followed by questions from Dennis Skinner, Bolsover, Martin Vickers, Cleethorpes and Jason McCartney, Colne Valley.
Colne Valley MP Jason McCartney pays tribute to the fallen soldiers and asks Nick Clegg to make sure that the Government is doing all it can to support their families. Nick Clegg tells him he's sure the MoD is "doing absolutely everything they can do".
Cleethorpes MP Martin Vickers says he's worried about proposals to change EU rules on regional aid. Nick Clegg says enterprise zone will be a "huge boost" and he doesn't want EU plans to undermine the "excellent work in North East Lincolnshire".