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Covid-19: Masks - Question for Short Debate

Part of the debate – in the House of Lords at 4:26 pm on 11th June 2020.

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Photo of Lord Randall of Uxbridge Lord Randall of Uxbridge Conservative 4:26 pm, 11th June 2020

My Lords, as my noble friends Lord Duncan of Springbank and Lord Balfe said, there is a great deal of confusion among the public about not only the wearing of face masks but what constitutes a suitable face covering. For example, does a cotton scarf constitute a suitable face covering? I hope that my noble friend the Minister will tell us that there will be ample publicity to ensure that the public know exactly what is what.