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Coronavirus: Disease Control

Question for Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government

UIN 30389, tabled on 9 July 2021

To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, what recent discussions he has had with Public Health England on protecting people in the community from covid-19 infection.

Answered on

14 July 2021

Ministers and officials from my Department have regular discussions with counterparts in Public Health England on a range of matters including protecting people in the community from Covid-19 infection.

The £23.75 million ‘Community Champions’ scheme has supported those groups at greater risk of Covid-19, to ensure key public health advice is understood, safer behaviours are followed and vaccine take-up promoted.

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