To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, with reference to the statements of 27 June 2021, if he will publish the evidential basis for his Department's assessment that Ministers in his Department only conduct government business through their departmental email addresses.
This answer is the replacement for a previous holding answer.
22 July 2021
All Ministers are aware of the guidance around personal email usage and Government business is conducted in line with that guidance. The use of private emails is being investigated by the Information Commissioner’s Office and we await the outcome.