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Coronavirus: Screening

Question for Department of Health and Social Care

UIN 6254, tabled on 24 May 2021

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, if he will publish the documents setting out the basis for the authorisation by the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) for the exceptional use of lateral flow tests on the government website; and if he will make a statement.

Answered on

17 June 2021

The information requested could only be obtained at disproportionate cost. We plan to publish a summary of the evidence that underpins the use of lateral flow devices and our submission to the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency later in the year.