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Coronavirus: Universities

Question for Department of Health and Social Care

UIN 102707, tabled on 13 October 2020

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what discussions he has had with the Secretary of State for Education on limiting the spread of covid-19 on university campus grounds.

Answered on

9 March 2021

The Secretary of State for Health and Social Care has regular conversations with the Secretary of State for Education around the COVID-19 response. The Department for Education worked intensively with Public Health England to ensure that universities have drawn up plans for measures in the event of an outbreak on campus or in the local area.

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