To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what estimate he has made of the number of smartphone users that will not be able to access the NHS Test and Trace app as a result of the operating systems of their smartphones not being compatible with that app.
This answer is the replacement for a previous holding answer.
12 November 2020
Estimates using the latest data from Apple and Google show that 87% of iOS smartphone users and 93% of Android smartphone users in the United Kingdom can install a version of the operating system with the contact tracing technology the National Health Service app uses.
This means over 33.5 million people in England and Wales can download and use the NHS app.