Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 12:37 pm on 15th September 2020.

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Photo of Mary Robinson Mary Robinson Conservative, Cheadle 12:37 pm, 15th September 2020

I congratulate the Government on their efforts to increase testing capacity and on working with local authorities to do so. As a result of the soaring number of covid cases in Manchester, however, some people are still unable to get the testing they need. We know that children are back in schools now and that schools are natural incubators of colds and tummy bugs, which mimic some of the covid symptoms. As the flu season gets going, will the Government look at the guidance they are giving to schools and people about how to access those tests?