Monday, 29 June 2020
Virtual participation in proceedings commenced (Order, 4 June). [NB: [V] denotes a Member participating virtually.]
The Secretary of State was asked—
What steps she is taking to support local jobcentres (a) during and (b) following the covid-19 outbreak.
What recent estimate her Department has made of the number of universal credit applicants awaiting a decision on applications made since the start of the covid-19 outbreak.
What steps her Department is taking to ensure an effective transition between universal credit and the state pension.
What recent assessment she has made of the effectiveness of universal credit on reducing poverty.
What steps she plans to take with Cabinet colleagues to support employment after the covid-19 outbreak.
What estimate she has made of the average time taken to process work capability assessments during the covid-19 outbreak.
What steps her Department is taking to tailor employment support to local labour market conditions.
What support her Department provides for people required to self-isolate as a result of exposure to covid-19 who are not eligible for statutory sick pay.
What steps her Department is taking to promote employment opportunities as the economy reopens and the covid-19 lockdown restrictions are eased.
When she plans to publish the findings of the Government’s review announced in July 2019 of how the welfare system supports people who are terminally ill.
If she will hold discussions with the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs on trends in the level of food insecurity among the poorest communities since the start of the...
What recent assessment she has made of the adequacy of benefits for people with severe disabilities.
What recent estimate she has made of the number of women who have been underpaid their state pension uplift as a result of an administrative error.
What discussions she has had with Cabinet colleagues on the potential merits of providing extended income support for people in seasonal industries.
What steps her Department is taking to support pensioners affected by the covid-19 outbreak.
If she will make a statement on her departmental responsibilities.
Before we move on, I would like to say that my thoughts and, I am sure, those of the House are with those injured in Glasgow at the weekend.
(Urgent Question): To ask the Prime Minister whether his Government will make a statement on the mistreatment by the Chinese Government of Uyghurs in Xinjiang province.
Ordered, That the following provisions shall apply to the proceedings on the Business and Planning Bill: Timetable (1) (a) Proceedings on Second Reading and in Committee of the whole House, any...
Considered in Committee (Order, this day) [Dame Eleanor Laing in the Chair]
Amendment made: 3, page 7, line 37, at end insert— “(1A) Subsection (1B) applies for the purposes of— (a) the reference in section 1(5)(a) to a highway to which Part 7A of the...
Mr Speaker, with permission, I would like to make a statement on local action to tackle coronavirus. The impact of coronavirus has been deeply felt, yet, thanks to the extraordinary action that...
Motion made, and Question put forthwith ( Standing Order No. 145(3)), That this House agrees with the Report of the Liaison Committee of 23 June 2020: (i) That a day not later than 5 August be...
Ordered, That Amy Callaghan be discharged from the Health and Social Care Committee and Neale Hanvey be added.—(Bill Wiggin, on behalf of the Committee of Selection.)
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—(Maggie Throup.)
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