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Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 3:38 pm on 23rd March 2020.

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Photo of Caroline Lucas Caroline Lucas Green, Brighton, Pavilion 3:38 pm, 23rd March 2020

I welcome the indication that we will move to more virtual ways of working, but may I ask that that also incorporates electronic voting as soon as possible? It is ridiculous that we will all be cooped up in the Lobbies.

Secondly, I reinforce the importance of action for the self-employed. In particular, the insurance companies need to be pressed: they are saying that, because coronavirus was not listed as a disease, they will not pay up. The insurance bodies clearly need to be brought to heel.