Thursday, 4 June 2020
The Secretary of State was asked—
What steps he is taking to ensure competition between broadband providers.
What discussions he has had with the Home Secretary on tackling online fraud during the covid-19 outbreak.
What steps his Department is taking to help tackle the risk of loneliness.
What steps his Department is taking to help the tourism sector to reopen safely after the covid-19 lockdown restrictions are eased.
What steps the Government are taking to tackle disinformation related to the covid-19 outbreak.
What steps he has taken to support the sporting sector during the covid-19 outbreak.
If he will make a statement on his departmental responsibilities.
The Attorney General was asked—
What assessment she has made of the effectiveness of the handling by the CPS of emergency workers' assault cases during the covid-19 outbreak.
What assessment she has made of the ability of the CPS to participate successfully in virtual hearings during the covid-19 outbreak.
Legal aid practitioners play a key role in access to justice. What consideration have the Government given to hard-pressed legal aid lawyers who, for example, need more flexibility with their...
(Urgent Question): To ask the Minister for Women and Equalities if she will make a statement on the Public Health England review of disparities in risks and outcomes related to the covid-19 outbreak.
(Urgent Question): To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland if he will make a statement on the abortion regulations for Northern Ireland.
(Urgent Question): To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland if he will make a statement on the implementation of the payment scheme for victims of the troubles.
Will the Leader of the House give us the forthcoming business?
Application for emergency debate ( Standing Order No. 24)
On a point of order, Mr Deputy Speaker.
Considered in Committee
Question proposed, That the clause stand part of the Bill.
[Relevant documents: the First Report of the European Scrutiny Committee, The EU’s mandate for negotiating a new partnership with the UK, HC 218, and the Fifth Report of the European...
[Relevant Documents: First Report from the Procedure Committee, Procedure under coronavirus restrictions: proposals for remote participation, HC 300; Second Report from the Procedure Committee,...
[Relevant Documents: First Special Report from the Procedure Committee, Procedure under coronavirus restrictions: the Government’s proposal for proxy voting for shielding Members, HC 429.]...
Ordered, That the temporary Standing Order (Voting by proxy for parental absence) be amended as follows: In the title delete “for parental absence”. Delete paragraph (1) and insert:...
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—(Eddie Hughes.)
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