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Coronavirus: Vaccination

Question for Department of Health and Social Care

UIN 138963, tabled on 18 January 2021

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, whether covid-19 vaccine candidates within a particular age decade will be offered that vaccine in order of their year group, date of birth, alphabetically or otherwise; and whether the scenario is possible that people resident in the same local area who are aged 71 could receive their vaccinations in advance of people living in that same local area who are aged 79.

This is a holding answer. It may be superseded/updated at a future date.

Answered on

21 January 2021

The Department of Health and Social Care has indicated that it will not be possible to answer this question within the usual time period. An answer is being prepared and will be provided as soon as it is available.

Answered by

Department of Health and Social Care
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