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Volume 695: debated on Thursday 20 May 2021

[Mr Speaker in the Chair]

Virtual participation in proceedings commenced (Orders, 4 June and 30 December 2020).

[NB: [V] denotes a Member participating virtually.]

Business Before Questions

Message from the Queen

The Vice-Chamberlain of the Household reported to the House, That Her Majesty, having been attended with its Address of 12th April, was pleased to receive the same very graciously and give the following Answer:

I thank you most sincerely for your expression of sympathy in the great loss which I have sustained by the death of my beloved husband, the Duke of Edinburgh. I am greatly moved by your kind comments and by your sincere condolences, which bring me comfort at this time.