Procedure under coronavirus restrictions: proposals for remote participation



1 The impact of coronavirus on the work of the House

The effect of coronavirus restrictions on participation in proceedings

The Procedure Committee’s work on coronavirus impact

The scope of this report

Duration of temporary procedural changes

2 Proposed arrangements for oral questions, urgent questions and statements

Timing and arrangement of initial proceedings

Arrangements for questions for written answer

3 Arrangements to facilitate debate on motions and consideration of legislation

Procedural considerations

Prioritisation of business

Arrangements for divisions

4 Participation in elections to positions in the House

Conclusions and recommendations

Formal minutes

Published: 21 April 2020