Topical Questions

Part of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy – in the House of Commons on 9th February 2021.

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Photo of Julie Elliott Julie Elliott Labour, Sunderland Central

Hand hygiene and mask wearing are most effective when accompanied by surface disinfection, especially in shared work spaces. Recent changes to the Health and Safety Executive guidance are welcome, but the Secretary of State’s Department’s guidance needs to be radically updated to provide specific guidance on the EN standard of disinfectants needed, and on the frequency of surface disinfection. Can he commit to doing that as a matter of urgency?