What time is Boris Johnson's committee meeting on coronavirus today?

BORIS JOHNSON is set to face questions over the current coronavirus situation today.

The Prime Minister will chair the Commons' Liaison Committee meeting, but is under pressure to provide answers on the pandemic, including over the recent Dominic Cummings row.

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What time is the Commons' Liaison Committee meeting?

Boris Johnson will lead the committee meeting that will start at 4pm today – Wednesday, May 27.

It will be held via a virtual video call with members from Conservatives, Labour and Scottish National Party.

The meeting will last for 90 minutes, meaning it will finish at around 5.30pm.

What questions will Boris Johnson face?

The Liaison Committee chairman Sir Bernard Jenkin has already revealed that a maximum of 20 minutes will be allowed to ask the Prime Minister on the Dominic Cummings row.

Sir Jenkin told the PA news agency: "I have got no intention of preventing any subject any member of the committee wants to raise."

The senior adviser has been accused of breaking the coronavirus lockdown rules, but Mr Cummings insisted in his statement on Monday that he behaved "reasonably and legally."

Mr Johnson has said on a number of occasions that his top aide will not be sacked, with several senior ministers also backing him up.

The PM will also face questions regarding the current situation with coronavirus, as he prepares to relax lockdown restrictions this week.

Who will be in the meeting?

The Liaison Committee has 37 members excluding Boris Johnson.

These come from the three top parties within the government: Conservatives, Labour and Scottish National Party.

Among the Tories are William Wragg and Caroline Nokes who have both hit out at Mr Cummings.

Former Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt will also be on the call.

Labour's Yvette Cooper, who is also Chair of the Home Affairs Select Committee, will join two SNP members in the meeting.

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