Question to the Cabinet Office:
To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, with reference to Deaths registered weekly in England and Wales: week ending 1 July 2022 published by the Office for National Statistics on 13 July 2022, what steps his Department is taking to investigate the higher than expected rate of deaths of 12.2 per cent above the five-year average.
The information requested falls under the remit of the UK Statistics Authority.
A response to the Rt hon. Member's Parliamentary Question of 18 July is attached.