House of Commons: Coronavirus

House of Commons Commission written question – answered on 22nd June 2020.

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Photo of Andy McDonald Andy McDonald Shadow Secretary of State for Employment Rights

To ask the hon. Member for Perth and North Perthshire, representing the House of Commons Commission, what plans the Commission has to (a) test and (b) trace the contacts of (i) staff and (ii) hon. Members in the event that a member of staff or hon. Member contracts covid-19.

Photo of Pete Wishart Pete Wishart Chair, Scottish Affairs Committee, Shadow SNP Spokesperson (Constitution), Shadow SNP Spokesperson (Cabinet Office), Chair, Scottish Affairs Committee

Responsibility for and access to testing and tracing is a matter for the Department of Health and Social Care and the relevant public health body.

The House of Commons Commission continues to work closely with the public health agencies and has put in place arrangements to support any requests made by these agencies as part of the contracting tracing process.

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