Coronavirus: Vaccination

(asked on 9th June 2020) - View Source

Question to the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy:

To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, pursuant to the Answer of 9 June to Question 53292 on Coronavirus: Vaccination, what weight was given to consideration of the potential effect on the (a) prosperity agenda and (b) regional balance in the selection criteria for the decision on where to locate the Vaccines Manufacture and Innovation Centre.


Answered by
Amanda Solloway Portrait
Amanda Solloway
Government Whip, Lord Commissioner of HM Treasury
This question was answered on 15th June 2020

The selection criteria for the location of the Vaccines Manufacturing Innovation Centre is listed on the competition brief and the selection was made on that basis. This includes the ability to work with centres of excellence across the country and to help deliver on the goals of the Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund.

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