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NHS Test and Trace

Question for Department of Health and Social Care

UIN 127003, tabled on 8 December 2020

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what proportion of the £22 billion allocated to NHS Test and Trace is being spent on Serco's national contact tracing system.

This answer is the replacement for a previous holding answer.

Answered on

12 January 2021

The contract with Serco, for the non-clinical National Health Service call handling service to support the contact tracing, was let for an initial period of three months for the sum of £108 million. The total contract has a maximum value of £410 million to cover the initial period and any required extensions within a maximum period of 12 months to 17 May 2021. Two extensions have so far been agreed within the maximum value, to 31 January 2021.

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Department of Health and Social Care
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