Military Aid: Coronavirus

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what assessment he has made of the effectiveness of the role of the armed forces in the covid-19 booster vaccination roll-out.

Answered on

10 January 2022

The role of the Armed Forces has been critical in supporting the NHS to deliver the national booster vaccination programme. Service personnel have been deployed as vaccinators and planners at extremely short notice in support of the roll-out and have worked at pace over the Christmas period. By 30 December 2021, Defence had delivered c. 521,700 of booster vaccines in England, Scotland, and Wales.

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