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Cabinet Office written question – answered on 3rd November 2014.

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Photo of Luciana Berger Luciana Berger Shadow Minister (Public Health)

To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, whether his Department has carried out a risk assessment of the threat posed to the UK by the Ebola epidemic.

Photo of Oliver Letwin Oliver Letwin Minister for Government Policy

The Cabinet Office continues to work with colleagues across government to monitor and assess the risk posed to the UK by the current Ebola epidemic. The advice from the Chief Medical Officer is that the public health risk in the UK remains low.

I refer the Hon Member to the statement made by my Rt Hon Friend the Secretary of State for Health on 13 October 2014.

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