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Agenda for the day

Good morning. I’m Andrew Sparrow, joining the blog.

Here are the main events on the agenda for the day.

9.30am: The Office for National Statistics publishes the latest weekly death figures.

9.30am: The Commons home affairs committee takes evidence on coronavirus and immigration.

12pm: Downing Street lobby briefing.

12.30pm: The Scottish and Welsh governments hold daily briefings.

2.30pm: MPs return to the Commons. They will debate and vote on a motion on hybrid scrutiny proceedings (ie, allowing most questions to ministers to take place virtually), and then there will be a business statement.

2.30pm: The Commons foreign affairs committee takes evidence from Sir Simon McDonald, the Foreign Office permanent secretary.

Afternoon: The latest UK coronavirus hospital death figures are released.

2.30pm: The Commons justice committee takes evidence from the chief inspector of prisons, Peter Clarke.

5pm: The government is due to hold its daily press conference.





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Commons Speaker urges MPs to stay at home as parliament moves towards remote working

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Primark furloughed 68,000 staff across Europe

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Shortage of PPE ‘a disgrace’, says Labour

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Hello everyone, and welcome to the UK coronavirus live blog, bringing you the latest updates on Covid-19.

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