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Vaccination: Children

Department of Health and Social Care written question – answered on 31st October 2019.

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Photo of Rosie Cooper Rosie Cooper Labour, West Lancashire

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what assessment he has made of trends in the level of childhood vaccination rates in England.

Photo of Jo Churchill Jo Churchill The Parliamentary Under-Secretary for Health and Social Care

Public Health England monitors trends in the level of childhood vaccination rates.

Although vaccination rates remain high, England has seen a small decline in coverage since 2013. The most recent figures, published in September 2019, show vaccine coverage increased slightly or remained the same compared to the last quarter for all vaccines, with the exception of flu vaccine uptake, when measured in children aged one, two and five years old. This data can be viewed at the following link:

Yearly flu childhood vaccination rates can be viewed at the following link:

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