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Coronavirus: Social Distancing

Question for Home Office

UIN HL2842, tabled on 23 March 2020

To ask Her Majesty's Government what consideration they have given, if any, to the deployment of police officers to ensure that people are social distancing.

Answered on

6 April 2020

We expect people to do the right thing and follow the guidance that will help keep us all safe.

The Government is working with the police to ensure they have relevant powers to enforce the social distancing measures. We will continue to work closely with the police to ensure we effectively support efforts to stop the spread of the virus and save lives.

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