Ministers have promised MPs a vote on major new coronavirus restrictions “wherever possible” after being accused by the Commons Speaker of treating Parliament with contempt.
Boris Johnson’s Government has been forced to promise MPs a vote over major coronavirus laws “wherever possible” after being accused of treating Parliament with contempt by the Commons Speaker.
Boris Johnson has been accused of treating Parliament with contempt by the Commons Speaker for rushing in new coronavirus laws but will be spared the prospect of a damaging Tory revolt on the issue.
Boris Johnson’s Government has been heavily criticised by the Speaker for showing a “total disregard” for Parliament but was spared a Commons revolt over coronavirus laws.
A Government minister has hinted that concessions for Tories disgruntled by quick-fire coronavirus rules could be on their way as one of the rebel ringleaders vowed not to let the issue lie.
Boris Johnson is under pressure to give MPs a vote on future coronavirus lockdown restrictions in the face of a growing Tory backbench revolt.
Nicola Sturgeon will consider giving MSPs the opportunity to debate and vote on new coronavirus restrictions before they come into force in a bid to improve parliamentary scrutiny.
Tory backbenchers will continue to push the Government to give MPs a chance to debate and vote on coronavirus measures before they come into force despite Downing Street’s attempt to head off a rebellion.