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Vaccination: Local Press

Question for Department of Health and Social Care

UIN 128955, tabled on 14 December 2020

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what engagement the Minister for Vaccines has had with local news publishers on vaccine communication and rollout strategy.

This answer is the replacement for a previous holding answer.

Answered on

16 March 2021

The Department of Health and Social Care, the National Health Service and Public Health England are providing advice and information at every possible opportunity to support those getting the vaccine and to anyone who might have questions about the vaccination process.

Engagement with local newspapers is one part of our communications plan alongside other outlets such as TV, radio and online platforms. Through our press partnerships programme we sponsor articles and interviews in more than 600 national, regional and local newspapers to provide advice and information about the COVID-19 vaccine and how it will be made available across the country.

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