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Coronavirus: Care Homes

Question for Department of Health and Social Care

UIN 169063, tabled on 15 March 2021

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, with reference to Amnesty International's October 2020 report entitled, As if Expendable, whether the Government plans to take steps in response to the finding of that report that the Government adopted policies during the covid-19 outbreak that violated the human rights of older residents of care homes in England.

This answer is the replacement for a previous holding answer.

Answered on

22 March 2021

The Government has been clear that there will be opportunities to look back, analyse and reflect on all aspects of COVID-19. This will include an independent inquiry at the appropriate time.

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