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Image caption MPs have been able to speak via video link during the coronavirus outbreak. The Commons Speaker has urged MPs to agree on a plan to allow all members, including those with health conditions, to continue to take part in Parliament. Sir Lindsay Hoyle warned of the risk of "deadlock" over government plans to end the existing virtual proceedings, a move opposed by a large number of MPs. MPs will decide what to do on Tuesday, using a temporary voting process. They will be asked to queue up outside the Commons chamber before entering in order to observe social distancing. The government says proceedings in force since the middle of April, in which most MPs have spoken remotely and ... Full story

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