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Ministers failed to allow parliament opportunity to scrutinise UK Covid laws

A cross-party committee of MPs said the Coronavirus Act was passed in an ‘unsatisfactory’ manner

Ministers failed to allow parliament enough opportunity to scrutinise the sweeping laws passed to tackle the Covid pandemic, according to a cross-party committee of MPs.

The 329-page Coronavirus Act of 2020 included a wide range of emergency powers, from allowing more court hearings to take place by video, to allowing retired healthcare workers to come back into the workforce.

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