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Coronavirus: Vaccination

Question for Department of Health and Social Care

UIN 13126, tabled on 9 June 2021

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps he is taking to ensure that workplaces release staff for their covid-19 vaccine.

This answer is the replacement for a previous holding answer.

Answered on

18 June 2021

Employers are encouraged to discuss whether staff need time off to be vaccinated, as well as adjusting working schedules accordingly to accommodate those who are absent due to receiving the vaccine.

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