Maternity Services: Immigrants

Department of Health and Social Care written question – answered on 12th June 2020.

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Photo of Mohammad Yasin Mohammad Yasin Labour, Bedford

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what recent estimate he has made of the number of non-EU nationals who cannot (a) leave the UK during the covid-19 outbreak and (b) afford access to NHS maternity treatment.

Photo of Edward Argar Edward Argar Minister of State (Department of Health and Social Care)

Holding answer received on 11 June 2020

The Department does not collect or hold data on the number of non-European Union nationals who cannot leave the United Kingdom during the COVID-19 outbreak.

The Department does not collect or hold data on the number of non-EU nationals who have been charged for National Health Service maternity care but are unable to pay.

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