Thursday, 11 June 2020
Virtual participation in proceedings commenced (Order, 4 June). [NB: [V] denotes a Member participating virtually.]
The Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster and Minister for the Cabinet Office was asked—
What steps his Department is taking to enhance the Government’s use of digital technology.
What steps his Department is taking to support the procurement of personal protective equipment for frontline public sector workers.
What the Government’s timetable is for the boundary review process.
What steps he is taking across Government to increase public confidence in the policy of easing the covid-19 lockdown.
What recent assessment he has made of the compliance of Government special advisers with the code of conduct for special advisers.
What recent discussions he has had with Cabinet colleagues on the extent to which covid-19 restrictions will apply to weddings taking place in (a) 2020 and (b) 2021.
What recent discussions he has had with the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care on the (a) development of the NHS test and trace app and (b) trial of that app on the Isle of Wight.
What steps his Department is taking to enhance the resilience of critical national infrastructure.
What assessment he has made of the (a) effectiveness and (b) value for money of Government contracts with private companies to provide public services in response to the covid-19 outbreak.
What steps his Department has taken to remove potential conflicts of interest when awarding Government contracts in response to the covid-19 outbreak.
What steps he is taking to implement voter identification requirements for future elections.
What plans he has to change the size and strength of the negotiating team working on the future relationship between the UK and the EU.
What proportion of personal protective equipment procured by the Government during the covid-19 outbreak was manufactured by UK businesses.
If he will make a statement on his departmental responsibilities.
(Urgent Question): To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, if he will make a statement on the need to maintain public confidence in the probity of the...
Will the Leader of the House please give us the forthcoming business?
With your permission, Madam Deputy Speaker, I should like to make a statement on the Government’s plans for the future of probation services in England and Wales. I want to take this...
Consideration of Bill, as amended in the Public Bill Committee
‘(1) The Secretary of State must make regulations to provide the powers necessary for the relevant local authorities to levy charges on hotel occupancy and short-term rentals in their...
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—(Leo Docherty.)
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