Health Protection (Coronavirus, Restrictions) Regulations (England) 2020

Department of Health and Social Care written question – answered on 22nd July 2020.

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Photo of Munira Wilson Munira Wilson Liberal Democrat Spokesperson (Transport), Liberal Democrat Spokesperson (Health and Social Care)

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, if he will make it his policy to make (a) written and (b) oral statements to Parliament following each 28 day review of the Health Protection (Coronavirus, Restrictions) Regulations (England) 2020 to publish the findings of those reviews.

Photo of Nadine Dorries Nadine Dorries Minister of State (Department of Health and Social Care)

The Health Protection (Coronavirus, Restrictions) (England) Regulations 2020 came into force on 26 March and has been kept under continual review. At each review point of the Health Protection Regulations, the Government has provided a written or oral statement to Parliament. The Prime Minister made oral statements to the Commons on 11 May, Official report, columns 24-27, and 23 June, Official report, columns 1167-1170. The Prime Minister’s statement on 23 June outlined the changes being implemented after the fourth review, which come into effect on 4 July. In addition, we have made Written Ministerial Statements to the House of Commons and the House of Lords on 28 April (HCWS206) and 2 June (HCWS253). This process will be continued by the Government following future reviews.

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