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Minister 'expects' Parliament to return in four weeks

Pete Cooper

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The Conservative MP for Northampton North said he "expects" Parliament to return after its extended Easter recess.

Michael Ellis, who is also the solicitor general, said MPs would be working during the break.

Parliament has shut down until 21 April at the earliest to combat the spread of coronavirus.

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Mr Ellis said: "The hope is and the exception is we will return on the 21st.

"In the meantime, MPs will be doing what they can to help in their constituencies."

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