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Question for Department of Health and Social Care

UIN 56, tabled on 11 May 2021

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, with reference to the Answers of 16 February 2021 and 8 February 2021 to Questions 151601 and 150684 respectively, what assessment his Department has made of the effect of the disposal of human remains in the sewage system since the temporary measure to allow home abortions in March 2020 on people working in (a) sewage and (b) waste disposal; and if the Department will consider making such an assessment.

Answered on

17 May 2021

No assessment has been made and there are no plans to do so.

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