Covid-19: Economic Costs - Question

Part of the debate – in the House of Lords at 12:08 pm on 28th July 2020.

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Photo of Baroness Penn Baroness Penn Baroness in Waiting (HM Household) (Whip) 12:08 pm, 28th July 2020

My noble friend the Minister in the Department for Transport will be able to give more detail about this subject in response to the Private Notice Question, but I can say that new data from the Spanish health ministry was published on Friday showing that new cases reported across the country on Thursday and Friday were up by 75% on those reported for the previous two days. This has been a fast-moving and changing situation in Spain to which the Government have reacted.