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Coronavirus: Vaccination

Question for Department of Health and Social Care

UIN 130076, tabled on 15 December 2020

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, if he will provide local public health teams with flexibility to co-ordinate vaccine rollout with risk levels in local areas.

This answer is the replacement for a previous holding answer.

Answered on

17 March 2021

The Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation’s guidance issued on 2 December highlighted that implementation should also involve flexibility in vaccine deployment at a local level with due attention to mitigating health inequalities, such as might occur in relation to access to healthcare and ethnicity.

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