Local Contact Tracing

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 6:51 pm on 14th October 2020.

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The House divided: Ayes 258, Noes 338.

Question accordingly negatived.

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Question put forthwith (Standing Order No. 31(2)), That the proposed words be there added.

Question agreed to.

Main Question, as amended, put and agreed to (Standing Order No. 31(2)).

Resolved,

That this House notes the consistently high performance of local contact tracing systems working in conjunction with NHS Test and Trace; welcomes the huge expansion of testing to a capacity of over 340,000 tests a day; applauds the efforts of all involved in testing and contact tracing both at a national and local level; recognises that 650,000 people have now been asked to isolate thanks to the work of NHS Test and Trace, and supports the Government’s efforts to expand testing and tracing yet further.