Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 3:42 pm on 1st September 2020.

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Photo of Mary Robinson Mary Robinson Conservative, Cheadle 3:42 pm, 1st September 2020

Joint partnership working and effective test and trace have been essential in ensuring that we have reduced covid cases in Cheadle and kept the pressure off our NHS. Public Health England has indicated that the flu jab is one of the most effective measures that we can take to further reduce the pressure on intensive care units. Does my right hon. Friend agree that, in order to avoid a flu outbreak at the same time as we are tackling coronavirus, we need to encourage people to take up flu jabs and ensure that we get test and trace and flu jabs working in conjunction?