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Lord Bassam of Brighton to ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the Written Answer by Lord Bethell (HL5829) on 21 October, what was the cost of using laboratory facilities in the USA for processing the 66,648 tests; which company or companies were used in sending those tests to the USA; what percentage of tests processed in the USA yielded usable data; and what impact the additional time in sending tests to the USA had on NHS test and trace services.  HL9701

Question HL9701: tabled on 28 October 2020 and due for answer by 11 November 2020

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To ask Her Majesty's Government further to the Written Answer by Lord Bethell (HL5829) on 21 October, what was the cost of using laboratory facilities in the USA for processing the 66,648 tests; which company or companies were used in sending those tests to the USA; what percentage of tests processed in the USA yielded usable data; and what impact the additional time in sending tests to the USA had on NHS test and trace services.
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