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Coronavirus: Disease Control

Question for Department of Health and Social Care

UIN 46978, tabled on 10 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 merits and demerits of maintaining powers under (a) section 52 and (b) Schedule 22 of that Act.

This answer is the replacement for a previous holding answer.

Answered on

16 September 2021

The Government intends to expire section 52 and Schedule 22 of the Coronavirus Act 2020 as it pertains to England.

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