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6 Apr 2020, 7:37 p.m.
The House of Commons Commission, chaired by the Speaker Sir Lindsay Hoyle, praised the Parliamentary digital, broadcasting and procedural experts working round the clock to develop a virtual House of Commons – if needed – for the end of recess. Read more: https://t.co/hSLiXFlmKX - Link

Bills before Parliament

Government Bills utilise Government Parliamentary time, timetabling motions and (subject to total time available in the session) are likely to pass.

Private Member's Bills can be proposed by any member in the Commons or Lords, but have limited time to complete their passage. Of hundreds proposed, only a few will become law each year.

Royal Assent signifies the bill has completed passage by Parliament, and the Sovereign has signed the bill into law.

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Government Departments

Departments and Ministries are the primary organisational units of the Government. Each department is headed by a Secretary of State, and is responsible for administering a defined policy area.

Departments and Ministers are scrutinised through various appearances in the House of Commons, Parliamentary Select Committees, and responding to written questions tabled by MPs and Lords.

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Department News (from Departmental twitter feeds)
6 Apr 2020, 9:20 p.m.
Department of Health and Social Care
Coronavirus is a national emergency. It can be life threatening for people of all ages, everywhere in the UK. #StayHomeSaveLives Share this video with your friends and family 🔽 https://t.co/bvQB4u8yx1 - Link
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Wednesday, March 25th in the Commons

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Financial and Social Emergency Support Package (Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government)
(77 Speeches)
Contributing Ministers
Mr Simon Clarke - Minister of State (Housing, Communities and Local Government)
Mr Jacob Rees-Mogg - Lord President of the Council and Leader of the House of Commons

Financial and Social Emergency Support Package (HM Treasury)
(82 Speeches)
Contributing Ministers
Jesse Norman - Financial Secretary (HM Treasury)

Other Commons Events
Written Statements

Pension Reforms (HM Treasury)
Contributing Ministers
John Glen - Economic Secretary (HM Treasury)

Financial Services Regulation (HM Treasury)
Contributing Ministers
John Glen - Economic Secretary (HM Treasury)

Immigration Rules: Simplification (Home Office)
Contributing Ministers
Kevin Foster - Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Home Office)

Withdrawal Agreement Joint Committee (Cabinet Office)
Contributing Ministers
Michael Gove - Minister for the Cabinet Office and Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster

Oil and Gas Decommissioning Relief Deeds (HM Treasury)
Contributing Ministers
Jesse Norman - Financial Secretary (HM Treasury)