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This week in the Commons: 8-12 June 2020

12 June 2020

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This week in the Commons, MPs questioned the Prime Minister on the two-metre distancing rule, stop and search, and more.

MPs also passed the Second Reading of the Counter-Terrorism and Sentencing Bill and the Divorce, Dissolution and Separation Bill.

Prime Minister's Questions

On Wednesday 10 June, MPs questioned the Prime Minister on free school meal vouchers for children over the school holidays, stop and search, the two-metre distancing rule and more.

Bills and Statutory Instruments

Bills

On Monday 8 June, MPs debated the Divorce, Dissolution and Separation Bill in Second Reading. It was approved by 231 votes to 16.

On Tuesday 9 June, MPs debated the Counter-Terrorism and Sentencing Bill in Second Reading. It was approved without a division.

On Thursday 11 June, MPs debated all remaining stages of the Birmingham Commonwealth Games Bill [Lords] and it was approved.

Statutory Instruments (SIs)

On Wednesday 10 June, MPs approved the following Sis without a division:

MPs voted by 260 votes to 123 against the motion to annul the Adoption and Children (Coronavirus) (Amendment) Regulations 2020 (S.I., 2020, No. 445).

The temporary legislation therefore remains in force until 25 September 2020.

Urgent questions and statements

Urgent questions

Statements

Emergency debate

On Monday 8 June, MPs held a debate on the conduct of House of Commons business during the pandemic.

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