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extension of leave to remain

Part of Coronavirus Bill – in the House of Commons at 9:30 pm on 23rd March 2020.

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Photo of Penny Mordaunt Penny Mordaunt Paymaster General 9:30 pm, 23rd March 2020

Can I just answer that point, because my hon. Friend made it on Second Reading, and I have checked the issue? The Department of Health and NHS England are looking at precisely the issue of being able to authorise healthcare professionals to administer other opiates. I can also assure my hon. Friend that he will shortly get a letter from the relevant Secretary of State with regard to the Isle of Wight ferry issue. I do not know its contents—I am not briefed on that—but his lobbying has worked.