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Tan Dhesi (Lab) recalls not being allowed to visit his grandmother while she was dying. He says people have had to follow the Covid guidance while “spineless, hypocritical” ministers defended Dominic Cummings when he broke lockdown rules. This was a “disgrace”, he says. He asks if the PM will finally apologise for not having the courage to sack Cummings.

It is a long, angry passionate question. And it prompts a rare display of contrition from Johnson, who of course is famous for not apologising for anything.

Matt Western (Lab) asks why the Tory MP Rob Roberts is being allowed to return to the Commons, and not subject to a recall vote. Will the PM allow a vote tomorrow to close the loophole that meant Roberts avoided recall.

Johnson says Roberts’ punishment has come to an end. He says Roberts is no longer a Tory MP.

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