Skip to main content

Covid-19 vaccine prioritisation for police staff

EDM (Early Day Motion) 1414: tabled on 27 January 2021

Tabled in the 2019-21 session.

This motion has been signed by 12 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

Motion text

That this House pays tribute to the role key workers have played throughout the covid-19 pandemic; notes that in addition to health and social workers and other key workers, frontline police officers have an increased risk of exposure to covid-19, with the Metropolitan Police recently telling the London Assembly’s Police and Crime Committee that there are approximately 1,700 Metropolitan Police officers and staff who are not at work due to covid-19; believes that it is right that vulnerable citizens and health and social care workers are to be prioritised for the rollout of the covid-19 vaccine; supports the call of the London Assembly’s Police and Crime Committee, the Metropolitan Police and the Police Federation for England and Wales, that frontline police staff should be prioritised for the vaccine rollout in addition to health workers and other key frontline workers and as soon as the most vulnerable people have been vaccinated; and calls on the Government to amend its advice on priority groups for the covid-19 vaccination.