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MMR Vaccine

Question for Department of Health and Social Care

UIN 42087, tabled on 21 July 2022

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what plans he has to deal with the rise in the number of people who are not vaccinated against MMR.

Answered on

5 September 2022

The Department and the National Health Service conducted a joint communication campaign in early 2022 and will launch a national catch-up campaign in autumn 2022. This targets parents and carers of children aged one to six years old who have missed one or both MMR vaccines. The Department continues to work with the NHS and the UK Health Security Agency to achieve 95% coverage for the MMR programme.