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Coronavirus: Disease Control

Question for Department of Health and Social Care

UIN 170633, tabled on 17 March 2021

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, pursuant to the Answer of 16 March 2021 to Question 109345 on Coronavirus: Disease Control, what the cost to the public purse was of the in-app notifications provided by Instagram and Facebook to the users of their platforms.

This answer is the replacement for a previous holding answer.

Answered on

29 March 2021

These notifications were implemented by Facebook and Instagram at no cost to the Government.

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