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Tuesday 12 May 2020

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Main Chamber

11.30 am

Oral questions

International Trade

12.00 pm

Oral questions


Urgent question

The Government’s economic package in response to the Covid-19 outbreak - Rishi Sunak, Anneliese Dodds, Mel Stride, Alison Thewliss, Caroline Lucas, Ed Davey

Ministerial statement

Covid-19 and Business - Alok Sharma, Edward Miliband, Drew Hendry, Darren Jones, Sarah Olney

Ministerial statement

Covid-19 Guidance for Transport Users and Operators - Grant Shapps, Jim McMahon, Gavin Newlands, Mrs Theresa May, Hywel Williams, Wera Hobhouse, Dame Cheryl Gillan

General debate

Covid-19 (continuation of debate)


Renewal of the temporary Standing Orders on Hybrid Proceedings - Mr Jacob Rees-Mogg, Valerie Vaz, Karen Bradley, Tommy Sheppard, Sir Graham Brady, Chris Elmore, Sir Charles Walker, Mr Alistair Carmichael

Westminster Hall

No business scheduled

General Committees

No business scheduled

Select Committees

9.00 am - 11.30 am

Education Committee - Oral evidence
The impact of COVID-19 on education and children’s services

(at 9:30 am)

Jenny Coles, President, Association of Directors of Children’s Services

Javed Khan, Chief Executive Officer, Barnardo's

(at 10:30 am)

Emily Konstantas, Chief Executive, The Safeguarding Alliance

Paul Whiteman, General Secretary, National Association of Head Teachers

Location: Virtual meeting

9.15 am - 11.30 am

Work and Pensions Committee - Oral evidence
Health and Safety Executive

(at 9:30 am)

Sarah Albon, Chief Executive, Health and Safety Executive

Martin Temple, Chair, Health and Safety Executive

Andrew Curran, Chief Scientific Adviser and Director of Research, Health and Safety Executive

John Simpson, Medical Director, Emergency Resilience and Response, Public Health England

Location: Virtual meeting

9.30 am - 12.00 pm

Welsh Affairs Committee - Private Meeting

Location: Virtual meeting

10.00 am - 12.00 pm

Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Committee - Private Meeting

Location: Virtual Meeting

2.00 pm - 4.30 pm

Defence Committee - Oral evidence
Defence industrial policy: procurement and prosperity

(at 2:30 pm)

Professor Trevor Taylor, Professorial Research Fellow in Defence Management, Royal United Services Institute (RUSI)

Francis Tusa, Defence Journalist, n/a

Sir Mark Poffley KCB OBE, Former Deputy Chief of Defence Staff - Military Capability 2016-2018, Ministry of Defence

(at 4:00 pm)

Philip Dunne

Location: Virtual meeting

2.00 pm - 4.30 pm

Justice Committee - Oral evidence
Ageing prison population

(at 2:30 pm)

(at 3:30 pm)

Lucy Frazer

Jo Farrar, Chief Executive, HM Prison and Probation Service

Kate Davies, Director of Health and Justice, NHS England and NHS Improvement

Location: Virtual meeting

2.00 pm - 3.30 pm

Backbench Business Committee - Private Meeting

Location: Virtual Meeting

2.30 pm - 3.30 pm

Foreign Affairs Committee - Private Meeting

Location: Virtual

Joint Committees

No business scheduled

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