Coronavirus: Screening

(asked on 10th January 2022) - View Source

Question to the Department of Health and Social Care:

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what discussions he has had with Cabinet colleagues on the potential merits of suspending the provision of free covid-19 lateral flow tests.


Answered by
Maggie Throup Portrait
Maggie Throup
Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department of Health and Social Care)
This question was answered on 13th January 2022

The Department of Health and Social Care has indicated that it will not be possible to answer this question within the usual time period. An answer is being prepared and will be provided as soon as it is available.

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2: With this it will be convenient to consider the Health Protection (Coronavirus, Restrictions) (Entry to - Speech Link
3: latest data and updates from across the NHS, social care and wider sectors across the nation to ensure - Speech Link

4. Oral Answers to Questions
17/11/2020 - Commons Chamber

1: already met our testing capacity target of 500,000 tests a day by the end of October. We now have five Lighthouse - Speech Link
2: constituency. The recent announcement regarding care homes is welcome. How quickly does he think the - Speech Link
3: terrible dilemma of wanting to keep people safe in care homes, yet also wanting to allow visiting. Testing - Speech Link

5. Oral Answers to Questions
12/01/2021 - Commons Chamber

1: that the NHS began vaccinating patients against covid-19 on 8 December, at the start of the biggest immunisation - Speech Link
2: of the country to get their jabs. Will the Secretary of State please confirm that all my constituents will - Speech Link
3: much welcome the great work by my Government colleagues to secure the vaccine supplies for all parts - Speech Link

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