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The Government's response to Coronavirus


As a result of the large numbers of petitions people have started on this issue, the Petitions Committee is questioning the Government about its response to the coronavirus to answer petitioner’s most common questions and concerns.

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Past events

Thursday 11 June 2020
2:30pm Public
The Government's response to Coronavirus - Oral evidence 11 June 2020
  • Paul Scully MP (Minister for Small Business, Consumers and Labour Markets at Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy)
  • Michelle Donelan MP (Minister of State for Universities at Department for Education)
Virtual meeting
Thursday 21 May 2020
9:30am Public
Oral evidence session 21 May 2020
The Government's response to Coronavirus - Oral evidence
  • Alain Gregoire (Chair at Maternal Mental Health Alliance)
  • Dr Trudi Seneviratne OBE (Chair at Royal College of Psychiatrists Faculty of Perinatal Psychiatry)
  • Josie Anderson (Campaigns and Policy Manager at Bliss)
  • Sue Armstrong Brown (Chief Executive at Adoption UK)
  • Neil Leitch (Chief Executive at Early Years Alliance)
Tackling Online Abuse - Oral evidence
  • Bobby Norris, petition creator
Virtual meeting
Thursday 7 May 2020
2:30pm Public
The Government's response to Coronavirus - Oral evidence 7 May 2020
  • James Zammit-Garcia, Petition Creator
  • Jessie Zammit, Petition Creator
  • Bethany Power, Petition signatory
  • Professor Elizabeth Meins (Department of Psychology at University of York)
  • Emily Tredget (Co-founder at Happity)
  • Dr Cheryll Adams CBE FRSPH D(Nurs) MSc (Executive Director at Institute of Health Visiting)
  • Sophie Quinn, Petition creator
  • Zamzam Ibrahim (National President at National Union of Students)
  • Dr Jo Grady (General Secretary at Universities College Union)
  • Professor Julia Buckingham CBE (President at Universities UK, and Vice-Chancellor at Brunel University)
Virtual meeting

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