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Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 12:40 pm on 28th April 2020.

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Photo of Antony Higginbotham Antony Higginbotham Conservative, Burnley 12:40 pm, 28th April 2020

My right hon. Friend referred to the work of the Army in his statement and the support that has been provided to local resilience forums. It is fantastic to see them playing their part, as they always do when our country finds itself in need. Will he outline what strategic role they will play moving forward, in particular whether, given their expertise at running operations in the field, they will be utilised to support mobile testing and getting tests to the places we need them?