To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, if his Department will make an assessment of the effect of anti-vaccination groups on vaccination take-up.
This answer is the replacement for a previous holding answer.
5 December 2018
The United Kingdom has one of the most comprehensive vaccination programmes in Europe with high uptake. Parental confidence in the immunisation programme is monitored through annual surveys. In 2018, 93% of parents in England expressed confidence in the programme. The vast majority of parents believed immunisations to be safe and effective and have their children immunised when due.