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Lord Hunt of Kings Heath to ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the Written Answer by Lord True on 4 June (HL4779), what assessment they have made of reports that NHS representatives estimated during Exercise Cygnus that staff absenteeism could be as high as 40 per cent and that the Department for Work and Pensions based its exercise response on a figure of 50 per cent; and what plans they have to reassess the Written Answer by Lord True.  HL5372

Question HL5372: tabled on 8 June 2020 and due for answer by 22 June 2020

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To ask Her Majesty's Government further to the Written Answer by {member id="4200" field="DisplayAs"}{/member} on 4 June (HL4779), what assessment they have made of reports that NHS representatives estimated during Exercise Cygnus that staff absenteeism could be as high as 40 per cent and that the Department for Work and Pensions based its exercise response on a figure of 50 per cent; and what plans they have to reassess the Written Answer by {member id="4200" field="DisplayAs"}{/member}.
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