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Coronavirus: Vaccination

Question for Ministry of Defence

UIN 115514, tabled on 16 November 2020

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, whether his has Department received any military aid to the civil authorities requests on the rollout of a covid-19 vaccine.

Answered on

23 November 2020

As of 19 November 2020, the Ministry of Defence has deployed 60 planners to both DHSC and BEIS to support them with the procurement and distribution of COVID-19 vaccines. Defence is yet to receive a request to support the operational rollout of the COVID-19 vaccine, but it stands ready to fill such a role should it be required.