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Responding to Covid-19 and the Coronavirus Act 2020

Inquiry

The Coronavirus Act 2020 was emergency legislation passed by Parliament on 25 March, to provide the Government with the powers it wanted to tackle the Covid-19 pandemic in the UK.

PACAC has launched this inquiry to scrutinise the constitutional and public administration aspects of the Act, with the goal of supporting and informing that debate.

Reports and government responses

No reports or government responses published

Oral evidence transcripts

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23 July 2020
Inquiry Responding to Covid-19 and the Coronavirus Act 2020
Witnesses Dame Una O’Brien DCB (Former Permanent Secretary for Health and Panel Member of Renewable Heat Incentive Inquiry), Sir Robert Francis (Chair, Mid Staffordshire NHS Foundation Trust Public Inquiry), The Rt Hon. the Lord Butler of Brockwell KG GCB CVO (Chair, Review of Intelligence on Weapons of Mass Destruction), The Rt Hon. the Baroness Prashar CBE (Committee member, Iran Inquiry), Emma Norris (Director of Research at Institute for Government), Dr Alastair Stark (Senior Lecturer, School of Politics and International Studies at University of Queensland), and Jason Beer QC
Committees Public Administration and Constitutional Affairs Committee
Oral Evidence
14 July 2020
Inquiry Responding to Covid-19 and the Coronavirus Act 2020
Witnesses Cabinet Office, Department of Health and Social Care, Cabinet Office, and Department of Health and Social Care
Committees Public Administration and Constitutional Affairs Committee
Oral Evidence
23 June 2020
Inquiry Responding to Covid-19 and the Coronavirus Act 2020
Witnesses Michael Russell MSP, Jeremy Miles MS, and Gordon Lyons MLA
Committees Public Administration and Constitutional Affairs Committee
Oral Evidence
Witnesses Professor Aileen McHarg
Committees Public Administration and Constitutional Affairs Committee
Written Evidence
Witnesses Institute for Government
Committees Public Administration and Constitutional Affairs Committee
Written Evidence
Witnesses Ms Chloe Hardy
Committees Public Administration and Constitutional Affairs Committee
Written Evidence

Contact us

  • Email: pacac@parliament.uk
  • Phone: 020 7219 3268 (General Enquiries) / 020 7219 8430, 07834 172 099 (Media Enquiries)
  • Address: Public Administration and Constitutional Affairs Committee, House of Commons, London SW1A 0AA