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Wednesday, 29 April 2020
The House entered into hybrid scrutiny proceedings (Order, 22 April). [NB: [V] denotes a Member participating virtually.]
The Secretary of State was asked—
What assessment her Department has made of the effect of the covid-19 pandemic on developing countries.
What assessment she has made of the effect of the covid-19 pandemic on the (a) delivery and (b) effectiveness of UK aid programmes and projects.
What recent assessment she has made of the food security situation in east Africa.
What assessment she has made of the effect of the covid-19 pandemic on the Government’s commitment to ensure that girls receive 12 years of quality education throughout the world.
What steps the Government are taking to support innovative research in (a) the UK and (b) throughout the world in the development of vaccines, diagnostics and therapeutics for covid-19.
What steps her Department is taking to support the overseas territories to tackle the covid-19 pandemic.
What recent steps she has taken to help ensure that people in developing countries have adequate access to water, sanitation and hygiene facilities during the covid-19 pandemic.
What steps her Department is taking to ensure that nutrition programmes are integrated into the global response to the covid-19 pandemic.
What steps her Department is taking to support the global supply chains of UK businesses.
The Prime Minister was asked—
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With permission, I would like to make a statement on the Foreign and Commonwealth Office’s response to the covid-19 pandemic. Our team of experienced diplomats here at home and in our...
Motion made, That— (1) The following arrangements shall apply to today’s business: (2) At the conclusion of the debate on the Fire Safety Bill the Speaker shall put the Question,...
The business for the week commencing 4 May will include: Monday 4 May—Motion to approve a statutory instrument relating to the Health Protection (Coronavirus, Restrictions) (England)...
Motion made, and Question put forthwith ( Standing Order No. 83A(7)), That the following provisions shall apply to the Fire Safety Bill: Committal (1) The Bill shall be committed to a Public Bill...
Queen’s recommendation signified. Motion made, and Question put forthwith ( Standing Order No. 52(1)(a)), That, for the purposes of any Act resulting from the Fire Safety Bill, it is...
Motion made, and Question put forthwith (Order, this day), That this House approves, for the purposes of section 5 of the European Communities (Amendment) Act 1993, the Government’s...
House adjourned without Question put (Order A(5), 22 April).
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