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Coronavirus: Screening

Question for Department of Health and Social Care

UIN 184497, tabled on 20 April 2021

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, pursuant to Answer of 19 April 2021 to Question 179196 on Coronavirus: Screening, what the names of the companies are who (a) are responsible for the operation and (b) have legal ownership of the (i) 328 mobile screening units in service and (ii) 60 mobile screening units in reserve.

This answer is the replacement for a previous holding answer.

Answered on

28 April 2021

England’s mobile testing units contracted directly by NHS Test and Trace are operated by a number of service management providers. These are Mitie, Serco, G4S Sodexo and Levy. NHS Test and Trace has contracted LeasePlan to manage the leasing arrangement for the mobile testing units and contracts the units directly from them.

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