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Liz calls for spare testing capacity to be used for family visits to care homes

I asked the Care Minister to start utilising the 157,000 spare tests currently unused to test families visiting care homes.

For many families, it has been eight months since they last saw their loved ones in person. A pilot scheme simply fails to understand the scale or urgency of the task, and the Government must take action to bring families back together before Christmas.

Read my full comments in Hansard.