Consultation Plan B scenario call for evidence

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Dear NHS England,

Please provide the results to the recent consultation of the "Proposal for mandatory covid certification in a plan b scenario call for evidence."

How many people participated?

Under "Exemptions" a list of people in specific positions stated:

"The following have an exemption from vaccination, which they will demonstrate through the COVID Pass or international equivalents :

. UK COVID-19 vaccine clinical trial participants or vaccine trials participants who have taken part in a clinical trial in any country whose proof of participation is recognised that is recognised for UK border purposes ' anyone with a clinically approved medical reason why they cannot vaccinate"

What does "clinically approved" mean, please be specific?

What medical reasons constitute exemption?

Additional to medical exemptions, the consultation stated "The following have an exemption from certification:"

' anyone aged under 18 years of age
. police officers,
***local authority officers*** and emergency services responders
acting in their official duties a diplomat or someone working for an international organisation. "

Why do local authority officers have exemption?
What specifically exempts them?
Have they lobbied harder than other employees or does the agenda rely more on their co-operation?
Are MP's exempt?
If so, why, specifically?

As medical data is sensitive personal data, under GDPR, a level higher than personal data, are people under any obligation to share this information?

Yours faithfully,

Tatt J
Knowsley News

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“JECT: Freedom of Information request - Consultation Plan B scenario call
for evidence
Please provide the results to the recent consultation of the "Proposal for
mandatory covid certification in a plan b scenario call for evidence."

How many people participated?

Under "Exemptions" a list of people in specific positions stated:

"The following have an exemption from vaccination, which they will
demonstrate through the COVID Pass or international equivalents :

. UK COVID-19 vaccine clinical trial participants or vaccine trials
participants who have taken part in a clinical trial in any country whose
proof of participation is recognised that is recognised for UK border
purposes ' anyone with a clinically approved medical reason why they
cannot vaccinate"

What does "clinically approved"" mean, please be specific?

What medical reasons constitute exemption?

Additional to medical exemptions, the consultation stated ""The following
have an exemption from certification:"

' anyone aged under 18 years of age
. police officers,
***local authority officers*** and emergency services responders
acting in their official duties a diplomat or someone working for an
international organisation. ""

Why do local authority officers have exemption?
What specifically exempts them?
Have they lobbied harder than other employees or does the agenda rely more
on their co-operation?
Are MP's exempt?
If so, why, specifically?

As medical data is sensitive personal data, under GDPR, a level higher
than personal data, are people under any obligation to share this
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