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House of Commons debates

Wednesday, 6 May 2020

  • Prayers - [Mr Speaker in the Chair]

    The House entered into hybrid scrutiny proceedings (Order, 22 April). [NB: [V] denotes a Member participating virtually.]

  • Speaker’s Statement

    1 speech

    I would like to make a short statement. Last night I received a letter from the Chair of the Procedure Committee giving the Committee’s views on a new system for remote Divisions in the...

  • Women and Equalities

    The Minister for Women and Equalities was asked—

  • Prime Minister

    The Prime Minister was asked—

  • Lifting the Lockdown: Workplace Safety

    46 speeches

    (Urgent Question): To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy to make a statement on guidelines for workplace safety after the lifting of lockdown.

  • Covid-19: International Response

    32 speeches

    I call the Secretary of State for International Development, Anne-Marie Trevelyan, who should speak for no more than 10 minutes.

  • Business of the House (6 May)

    Motion made, That— (1) The following arrangements shall apply to today’s business: (2) At the conclusion of each debate, the Speaker shall put the Question on each of the motions on...

  • Business of the House

    30 speeches

    The business for the week commencing 11 May will include: Monday 11 May—Motion to approve the fourth report from the Committee on Standards, followed by a general debate on covid-19....

  • Census

    16 speeches

    I beg to move, That items 2 (resident particulars), 5, 6 (visitor particulars), 10, 11, 13, 16, 19, 21, 22, 23, 24 (demographic particulars), 27, 28, 29, 32, 33, 34, 36(d) (education and...

  • Deputy Speaker’s Statement

    1 speech

    I am now able to announce the results of the ballots that have been held today for the election of new Chairs of the Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Committee and the Committee on...

  • Adjournment

    House adjourned without Question put (Order A(5), 22 April).

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