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Coronavirus: Disease Control

Question for Department of Health and Social Care

UIN 115572, tabled on 16 November 2020

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, if his Department will publish guidance for support groups operating under Paragraph 11(6) of the Health Protection (Coronavirus, Restrictions) (England) (No. 4) Regulations 2020, to ensure the consistency of advice from local authorities to those groups.

This answer is the replacement for a previous holding answer.

Answered on

24 November 2020

Guidance on the current restrictions is available on GOV.UK at the following link:

https://www.gov.uk/guidance/new-national-restrictions-from-5-november#where-and-when-you-can-meet-in-larger-groups

The Department is not planning to provide specific advice on support groups to local authorities.

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