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Military Aid: Coronavirus

Question for Ministry of Defence

UIN 132764, tabled on 30 December 2020

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, how many schools will receive assistance from the armed forces in conducting mass covid-19 testing.

Answered on

11 January 2021

Defence local response teams are ready to support and advise all secondary schools and colleges in England, to provide advice both virtually and in person. It will cover the establishment of testing sites, understanding of the testing process and assisting in the set-up of their testing facilities.

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