Virtual Proceedings

(asked on 12th November 2020) - View Source

Question to the Leader of the House:

To ask the Leader of the House, what recent assessment he has made of the potential merits of reintroducing virtual parliamentary proceedings during the autumn 2020 covid-19 lockdown.


Answered by
Jacob Rees-Mogg Portrait
Jacob Rees-Mogg
Lord President of the Council and Leader of the House of Commons
This question was answered on 17th November 2020

I refer the hon. Member to the response I gave to an urgent question on Monday 16 November 2020, available at: https://hansard.parliament.uk/commons/2020-11-16/debates/5A282C48-FAE0-4214-8B3E-EE545E2C6DF7/ParticipationInDebates

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Recent Documents related to Virtual Proceedings

1. 16 April 2020 - 3rd meeting - Minutes
06/05/2020 - Inquiry: 16 April 2020 - 3rd meeting - Minutes - Procedure Committee (Lords)
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Found: PC /19 - 2 1 3r d meeting MINUTES PROCEDURE COMMMITTEE Minutes of the meeting held

2. Guidance on virtual proceedings from the Procedure Committee: Issue 1, 16 April 2020
16/04/2020 - Inquiry: Guidance on virtual proceedings from the Procedure Committee: Issue 1, 16 April 2020 - Procedure Committee (Lords)
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Found: ON VIRTUAL PROCEEDINGS FROM THE PROCEDURE COMMITTEE: ISSUE 1, 16 APRIL 2020 Guidance on Virtual Proceedings

3. Guidance on virtual proceedings from the Procedure Committee: Issue 2, 30 April 2020
04/05/2020 - Inquiry: Guidance on virtual proceedings from the Procedure Committee: Issue 2, 30 April 2020 - Procedure Committee (Lords)
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Found: ON VIRTUAL PROCEEDINGS FROM THE PROCEDURE COMMITTEE: ISSUE 2, 30 APRIL 2020 Guidance on Virtual Proceedings

4. General Debate on Public Libraries
09/07/2019 - Parliamentary Research

Found: Articles and blogs 3 3. Parliamentary Business 5 3.1 Debates 5 3.2 Parliamentary Questions 5 4. Organisations

5. 16 April 2020 - 3rd meeting - Agenda
06/05/2020 - Inquiry: 16 April 2020 - 3rd meeting - Agenda - Procedure Committee (Lords)
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Found: to conduct a virtual meeting 2. Procedure Committee guidance on virtual proceedings A memorandum

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1. Oral Answers to Questions
19/05/2020 - Commons Chamber

1: imposed the original restrictions at the point of lockdown that those did not extend to takeaway food outlets - Speech Link
2: seasonal agricultural workers scheme, now made worse by the covid crisis, means that we face an alarming - Speech Link

2. Oral Answers to Questions
09/06/2020 - Commons Chamber

1: that potential victims of violence in domestic settings are protected during the covid-19 lockdown period - Speech Link
2: ensure potential victims of violence in domestic settings are protected during the covid-19 lockdown period - Speech Link
3: also recognise that measures announced to tackle covid-19 can cause anxiety for those experiencing or feeling - Speech Link

3. Oral Answers to Questions
29/06/2020 - Commons Chamber

1: Wolverhampton is above the country average, and covid-19 will have an impact on these figures. Does my - Speech Link
2: those most financially disadvantaged as a result of c-19. Through the digital universal credit system, we - Speech Link
3: Department has made of the number of universal credit applicants awaiting a decision on applications made since - Speech Link
4: Department has made of the number of universal credit applicants awaiting a decision on applications made since - Speech Link
5: Department has made of the number of universal credit applicants awaiting a decision on applications made since - Speech Link

4. Sittings in Westminster Hall (Suspension) (No. 2)
13/01/2021 - Commons Chamber

1: Before I call the Minister, I inform the House that I have selected amendment (a) to motion 4 in - Speech Link
2: Westminster Hall) and the order of this House on 23 September 2020, there shall be no sittings in Westminster - Speech Link
3: Westminster Hall) and the order of this House on 23 September 2020, there shall be no sittings in Westminster - Speech Link

5. Business of the House
12/10/2020 - Commons Chamber

1: be:Consideration of a business of the House motion after which the House will be asked to approve the following - Speech Link

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