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Health and Social Care

Volume 750: debated on Friday 24 May 2024

Measles

The following extract is from the urgent question on Measles on 22 January 2024.

… NHS figures show that almost 3.5 million children under the age of 16 are unprotected and at risk of catching this serious and preventable disease.

—[Official Report, 22 January 2024; Vol. 744, c. 33.]

Written correction submitted by the Under-Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, the hon. Member for Lewes (Maria Caulfield):

… NHS figures show that around 3.4 million children under the age of 16 are not fully vaccinated and may be at risk of catching this serious and preventable disease.