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Coronavirus: Disease Control

Question for Department of Health and Social Care

UIN 107619, tabled on 19 January 2022

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what recommendations he has received from SAGE on the matter of reducing public health measures at 19 January 2022.

This answer is the replacement for a previous holding answer.

Answered on

7 March 2022

The Scientific Advisory Group on Emergencies (SAGE) provide consensus science advice to the Government. Policy, operational or clinical advice does not come under its remit and as such it did not make recommendations with regard to reducing public health measures. However, the Scientific Pandemic Influenza Group on Modelling provided modelling on the possible course of the virus which was discussed at SAGE’s meeting on 13 January 2022. The papers discussed at this meeting are available at the following link:

https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/sage-meetings-january-2022

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