Covid-19 Update

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 2:23 pm on 24 March 2020.

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Photo of Graham Brady Graham Brady Chair, Conservative Party 1922 Committee 2:23, 24 March 2020

Care homes are being asked by local authorities to contract for block bookings of beds, but at the moment they would bear the liability if something were to go wrong—if residents were to come to them with the infection. May I urge my right hon. Friend to look urgently at the question of whether an indemnity can be provided?