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Parliamentary Estate: Coronavirus

Question for House of Commons Commission

UIN 140175, tabled on 19 January 2021

To ask the hon. Member for Perth and North Perthshire, representing the House of Commons Commission, what recommendations have been received from Public Health England since November 2020 on the circumstances in which the suspension of work on the Parliamentary estate would be advisable owing to the increased risk of infection from covid-19.

This answer is the replacement for a previous holding answer.

Answered on

26 January 2021

Public Health England has confirmed that the measures put in place to ensure the House remains Covid secure are appropriate to manage the risk of infection. As the risks are being managed, Public Health England has issued no advice around where suspension of work on the estate may be necessary.

Answered by

House of Commons Commission
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