Coronavirus: Disease Control

Department of Health and Social Care written question – answered on 21st September 2020.

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Photo of Rebecca Long-Bailey Rebecca Long-Bailey Labour, Salford and Eccles

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, whether people in cold homes and in fuel poverty will be at higher risk from the worst effects covid-19 in winter 2020-21.

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

As the United Kingdom heads into its first winter with COVID-19, the impacts of the concurrent risks of COVID-19, cold weather and fuel poverty are not yet known. In light of the concurrent risk of COVID-19, Public Health England will be reviewing the Cold Weather Plan for England and related resources ahead of this winter.

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