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Coronavirus: Disease Control

Question for Department of Health and Social Care

UIN 107735, tabled on 22 October 2020

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how many local authorities in England who applied to the National Silver and Gold Committees to move up a tier of the local covid alert levels had their applications (a) accepted and (b) rejected by the Gold Committee; and when those requests were made.

This answer is the replacement for a previous holding answer.

Answered on

29 January 2021

There is no application process for local authorities to ask the ‘Gold’ or ‘Silver’ committees to change their tier their area is in.

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