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Coronavirus Act 2020

Question for Department of Health and Social Care

UIN 45056, tabled on 8 September 2021

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, with reference to the two-monthly report on the status of the provisions of the Coronavirus Act 2020, published on 21 July 2021, what recent assessment he has made of the potential merits of maintaining emergency powers under the Coronavirus Act 2020.

This answer is the replacement for a previous holding answer.

Answered on

16 September 2021

A thorough six-month review of the remaining temporary provisions in the Coronavirus Act 2020 is taking place in September. All provisions that are not essential for managing the pandemic will be recommended for expiry.

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