COVID-19: Health and Safety Executive

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Economy – in the Northern Ireland Assembly at 2:15 pm on 6 December 2021.

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Photo of Matthew O'Toole Matthew O'Toole Social Democratic and Labour Party 2:15, 6 December 2021

Minister, I agree that hospitality is vital and that it has suffered a terrible 18 months, but I am sure that you will agree that it is critical to the functioning of the Executive in a pandemic that there is a unified message from Ministers on public health measures once the Executive have agreed them. Can you confirm whether you authorised someone to leak to the BBC two days after the omicron variant was first reported, on Friday 26 November, a letter from you that outlined your supposed opposition to COVID certification?