Schools: Defibrillators

Department for Education written question – answered at on 15 January 2024.

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Photo of Julian Knight Julian Knight Independent, Solihull

To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what progress her Department has made on ensuring that schools in Solihull constituency have defibrillators.

Photo of Damian Hinds Damian Hinds Minister of State (Education)

On 26 July 2023, the department announced that the Automated External Defibrillator programme had successfully completed the rollout of over 20,000 defibrillators to almost 18,000 schools, ensuring that all stand-funded schools in England have access to this life saving first-aid equipment, this includes schools in Solihull. More information about this programme can be found at: https://www.gov.uk/government/news/millions-of-children-get-access-to-life-saving-defibrillators.

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