Divisions: Coronavirus

(asked on 16th March 2020) - View Source

Question to the Leader of the House:

To ask the Leader of the House, what assessment he has made of the potential merits of using alternative voting methods in the House of Commons during the covid-19 outbreak.

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 19th March 2020

I refer my Hon. Friend to the answer I gave him yesterday in response to question 29207.

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