[Coronavirus] Opposition Day Debates: Social Cohesion & Community and Financial and Social Emergency Support Package

On 25 March 2020, there will be two topics for the 7th allotted Opposition Day Debate in the House of Commons. The first debate is on the subject of “Social cohesion and community” and the second on “Financial and social emergency support package”, both in the context of the Covid-19 outbreak. The House of Commons Library has shared relevant material below. …

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Unavoidably small hospitals and equality of access to healthcare

On 24 March 2020 at 2.30pm, there was due to be a debate in Westminster Hall on “Unavoidably small hospitals and equality of access to healthcare”. The debate was to be led by Bob Seely MP. This debate did not take place, due to the passage of a motion on 19 March 2020 that “That there shall be no sittings in Westminster Hall with effect from Friday 20 March until the House otherwise orders”. …

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E-petition 255237 relating to the provision of free childcare

On Monday 9 March 2020 at 4.30pm in Westminster Hall there will be a debate on a e-petition entitled ‘Provide 15 hours free childcare to working parents for children over 9 months’. The motion for debate is “That this House has considered e-petition 255237 relating to the provision of free childcare.” The subject for the debate was determined by the Petitions Committee and Catherine McKinnell MP, Chair of the Committee, will open the debate. …

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Nursing workforce shortage in England

There will be a debate in Westminster Hall on Tuesday 3 March at 9.30am on ‘Nursing workforce shortage in England’. The debate will be led by Mohammad Yasin MP. This debate pack provides some background information on these issues and brings together related news articles, press releases and parliamentary material…

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