The British Parliament surrendered before the Virus?

The British people's representatives is considering in the Wake of the now London expected Coronavirus epidemic your work for five months to adjust. From Easte

The British Parliament surrendered before the Virus?

The British people's representatives is considering in the Wake of the now London expected Coronavirus epidemic your work for five months to adjust. From Easter to September, the Westminster could be close to Parliament its doors because it understands itself as a "Super-infection" carousel.

Initial talks have been held between the party and the government representatives, the speakers of the lower and of the upper house and medical experts already. Many members are concerned that such a long session break would Rob you of all control over the Executive. But the extreme risk of Infection into and via Westminster.

Because British parliamentarians spend constantly every week for several days in their constituencies, travel and crowding on the lower and upper house benches is literally in a confined space. In addition, approximately 3000 people work in the Palace of Westminster. Almost 10'000 have access passports. A Million visitors and tourists, the Parliament recorded each year.

the Longest closure since 1914

A final decision about a on the 31. March, the beginning of the end of the "extended summer break" would be taken by the speakers of the two chambers, Sir Lindsay Hoyle and the Lord Speaker, Norman Fowler, in agreement with the government. The government, for its part, stresses that she wants to rely on the advice of top medical experts, Professor Chris Whitty,.

Whitty said on Thursday, in principle, the Parliament mountain risks than many other institutions. He acknowledged, however, that the government may have to recommend to the soon-to-older persons, from the larger crowds away.

Of such a recommendation would also be affected in Westminster, especially the house of lords. And without the House of Lords the House of Commons could act bad more.

it Should come to this Parliament closed for almost half a year, that would be the longest closure of the British representatives of the people since 1914. The message that this is seriously considered, it has already caused some unrest, especially among opposition politicians.

The government cover it up, the real location

criticism is the government, too, as they announced this week that, from now on, the new Coronavirus cases in the UK, and the corresponding locations "because of the variety of the cases" only once a week, every Friday, would be announced. After a storm of protest, it gave up this Plan yesterday quickly.

Now the population should continue to be informed on a daily basis – however, with a 24-hour delay, "in order to verify that the information is correct".

The government was accused of trying to with a policy of secrecy, the real situation to cover up and to make the dissemination of false reports, for example, in the social media feed.

health state Secretary Edward Argar apologized on Thursday with the words, under the pressure of current events, be it so, "that the government learns something new every day". He confirmed that in fact a closure of the Parliament is intended, as soon as the number of infections in the country continues to increase.

Created: 05.03.2020, 17:34 PM

Updated Date: 05 March 2020, 20:03

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