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Could the noble Lord please ask a question?
That question is far too long. Can we hear from the Minister, please?
My noble friend is right and, like the noble Lord and the noble Baroness, I pay tribute to everybody involved in this fantastic effort. As my noble friend will know, more than 17.7 million people across the UK have had their first dose. Our target remains to offer the first nine priority groups, including everyone over 50, a vaccination by 15 April and all adults over the age of 18 a...
Entered the House of Lords on 28 October 2014
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