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Question for Department of Health and Social Care
Schools: Coronavirus
Mr Mark Harper
Conservative, Forest of Dean

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what the evidential basis is for the policy that (a) a positive covid-19 lateral flow test taken on a test site in a school or college does not require a PCR confirmation and (b) where a PCR confir...

Asked 11 March 2021
Answered 12 April 2021
By Helen Whately (Conservative, Faversham and Mid Kent)
167173
Question for Department for Education
Schools: Coronavirus
Fleur Anderson
Labour, Putney

To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how many false positives from lateral flow tests have been reported by schools; and what recent assessment he has made of the potential merits of changing the guidance to allow a correct negative from a subsequ...

Asked 22 March 2021
Answered 30 March 2021
By Nick Gibb (Conservative, Bognor Regis and Littlehampton)
173181
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Question for Department of Health and Social Care
Schools: Coronavirus
Imran Ahmad Khan
Conservative, Wakefield

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what assessment he has made of the potential merits of establishing a system by which a negative PCR test for covid-19 can overrule a positive lateral flow test conducted at a school.

Asked 11 March 2021
Answered 24 March 2021
By Helen Whately (Conservative, Faversham and Mid Kent)
167359
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Question for Department of Health and Social Care
Coronavirus: Liverpool
Esther McVey
Conservative, Tatton

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what assessment he has made of (a) false positive and (b) false negative test results during Liverpool’s mass testing programme from 6 November 2020.

Asked 15 December 2020
Answered 16 March 2021
By Helen Whately (Conservative, Faversham and Mid Kent)
130053
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Commons
Question for Department of Health and Social Care
Coronavirus: Screening
Sir Mike Penning
Conservative, Hemel Hempstead

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps the Government is taking to ensure that combined batch testing procedures for covid-19 do not lead to higher rates of false positive tests.

Asked 23 November 2020
Answered 16 March 2021
By Helen Whately (Conservative, Faversham and Mid Kent)
119198
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Question for Department of Health and Social Care
Coronavirus: Screening
Neale Hanvey
Scottish National Party, Kirkcaldy and Cowdenbeath

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what assessment his Department has made of the implications for its recent policy on mass testing asymptomatic populations and using lateral flow tests for access to care homes of its subsequent ad...

Asked 30 December 2020
Answered 11 March 2021
By Helen Whately (Conservative, Faversham and Mid Kent)
133241
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Question for Department of Health and Social Care
Coronavirus: Screening
Neil O'Brien
Conservative, Harborough

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what proportion of positive covid-19 tests were false positive in the last four weeks.

Asked 15 January 2021
Answered 11 March 2021
By Helen Whately (Conservative, Faversham and Mid Kent)
138512
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Question for Department for Education
Pupils: Coronavirus
Philip Davies
Conservative, Shipley

To ask the Secretary of State for Education, if he will publish advice that received by his Department from the DHSC Moral and Ethical Advisory Group on the ethics of mass screening in children.

Asked 2 March 2021
Answered 10 March 2021
By Nick Gibb (Conservative, Bognor Regis and Littlehampton)
161729
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Question for Department for Education
Pupils: Coronavirus
Philip Davies
Conservative, Shipley

To ask the Secretary of State for Education, if he will publish his estimate of the number of family members required to self-isolate in England as a result of lateral flow test results in English school and college pupil and student populations.

Asked 2 March 2021
Answered 10 March 2021
By Nick Gibb (Conservative, Bognor Regis and Littlehampton)
161728
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Question for Department for Education
Pupils: Coronavirus
Philip Davies
Conservative, Shipley

To ask the Secretary of State for Education, if he will publish his assessment of the predictive (a) value and (b) accuracy of lateral flow tests in English (i) school and (ii) college pupil and student populations.

Asked 2 March 2021
Answered 10 March 2021
By Nick Gibb (Conservative, Bognor Regis and Littlehampton)
161727
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Question for Department for Education
Pupils: Coronavirus
Mr Tanmanjeet Singh Dhesi
Labour, Slough

To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what steps he is taking to ensure the (a) accuracy and (b) availability of covid-19 test at-home kits for secondary school pupils, as required twice a week when they return to school.

Asked 24 February 2021
Answered 8 March 2021
By Nick Gibb (Conservative, Bognor Regis and Littlehampton)
158176
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Question for Department of Health and Social Care
Coronavirus: Screening
Esther McVey
Conservative, Tatton

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, whether his Department plans to release an updated version of the Impact of false-positives and false-negatives in the UK’s COVID-19 RT-PCR testing programme.

Asked 15 December 2020
Answered 5 February 2021
By Helen Whately (Conservative, Faversham and Mid Kent)
130052
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Question for Department of Health and Social Care
Coronavirus: Screening
Esther McVey
Conservative, Tatton

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what progress has been made in the Cambridge University and AstraZ lighthouse Laboratory PCR testing on the proportion of (a) false positives and (b) false positives over an accompanying timeline s...

Asked 15 December 2020
Answered 5 February 2021
By Helen Whately (Conservative, Faversham and Mid Kent)
130049
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Question for Department of Health and Social Care
Coronavirus: Screening
Esther McVey
Conservative, Tatton

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what assessment he has made of the effect of false positive covid-19 test results on (a) the overall number of covid-19 cases in the UK and (b) subsequent covid-19 policy decisions.

Asked 10 December 2020
Answered 3 February 2021
By Helen Whately (Conservative, Faversham and Mid Kent)
128156
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Question for Department of Health and Social Care
Coronavirus: Prisons
Esther McVey
Conservative, Tatton

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what proportion of the prison population has received (a) a lateral flow test and (b) a PCR test for covid-19; and what estimate he has made of the number of false (i) positives and (i) negatives w...

Asked 16 December 2020
Answered 2 February 2021
By Helen Whately (Conservative, Faversham and Mid Kent)
130711
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Question for Department of Health and Social Care
Coronavirus: Screening
Esther McVey
Conservative, Tatton

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, which of the eight recommendations of the Impact of false-positives and false-negatives in the UK’s COVID-19 RT-PCR testing programme published on 3 June 2020 his Department has actioned.

Asked 15 December 2020
Answered 2 February 2021
By Helen Whately (Conservative, Faversham and Mid Kent)
130054
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Question for Department of Health and Social Care
Coronavirus: Screening
Daniel Kawczynski
Conservative, Shrewsbury and Atcham

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what recent assessment he has made of the accuracy of PCR covid-19 testing.

Asked 17 December 2020
Answered 28 January 2021
By Helen Whately (Conservative, Faversham and Mid Kent)
131213
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Question for Department of Health and Social Care
Coronavirus: Screening
Rachael Maskell
Labour, York Central

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what the current rate is for false (a) positives and (b) negatives from (i) PCR and (ii) lateral flow covid-19 tests.

Asked 15 December 2020
Answered 28 January 2021
By Helen Whately (Conservative, Faversham and Mid Kent)
130141
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Question for Department of Health and Social Care
Coronavirus: Screening
Esther McVey
Conservative, Tatton

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what proportion of false positives of testing PCR and LFT is deemed acceptable to still be used in Government decision making and tier setting in the context of the covid-19 outbreak.

Asked 15 December 2020
Answered 28 January 2021
By Helen Whately (Conservative, Faversham and Mid Kent)
130051
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Question for Department of Health and Social Care
Coronavirus: Screening
Esther McVey
Conservative, Tatton

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps his Department has taken to remove inaccurate data from its decision making where a significant number of false positives are found within a covid-19 testing centre.

Asked 15 December 2020
Answered 28 January 2021
By Helen Whately (Conservative, Faversham and Mid Kent)
130050
Answered
Commons
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