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Health Secretary to answer questions from MPs on the Government’s handling of the pandemic

7 June 2021

Matt Hancock MP, Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, is to answer questions from MPs on the Government's handling of the covid-19 pandemic.

Purpose of the session

The session is as part of the joint inquiry of the Health and Social Care Committee and Science and Technology Committee into coronavirus: lessons learnt. MPs will focus on the decisions taken around the Spring 2020 and Autumn/ Winter 2020 lockdowns; UK preparedness for pandemics; and the impact of variant B.1.167.2 on the Government's lockdown-easing roadmap.   

The joint inquiry considers the lessons that can be drawn from the Government’s handling of the pandemic that could be applied now and in the future.   

Witness

Thursday 10 June

At 9.30am  

  • Rt Hon Matt Hancock MP, Secretary of State for Health and Social Care.

Background

The Health and Social Care Committee and Science and Technology Committee’s joint inquiry into Coronavirus: lessons learnt was launched on Thursday 8 October.  

The last session of the joint inquiry took place on 26 May 2021. The transcript for this session may be found here.  

Further information

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