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Coronavirus: Disease Control

Question for Department of Health and Social Care

UIN 134045, tabled on 6 January 2021

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, whether a child under the age of five can accompany their parent on a walk with another adult from a different household, who is not in the support bubble of the parent and child, under the January 2021 covid-19 lockdown restrictions.

This answer is the replacement for a previous holding answer.

Answered on

12 January 2021

Children under the age of five do not count towards the two-person gathering limit for outdoor exercise under the current national lockdown restrictions.

Answered by

Department of Health and Social Care
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