Processing and preparation for writing the Coronavirus Act 2020

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Dear Department of Health and Social Care,

1. Whom or what initiated the Coronavirus Act?

2. How long did the process of writing the Coronavirus Act take (starting date - finishing date)?

3. The Coronavirus Act is 300+ pages. Can you provide the name of the author(s)?

4. Can you provide the Coronavirus Act authors’ credentials?

Yours faithfully,

G. Marino

Department of Health and Social Care

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Dear G. Marino,

Please find attached the Department of Health and Social Care's response
to your recent FOI request (our ref: FOI-1498616).

Yours sincerely, 

Freedom of Information Team
Department of Health and Social Care

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Dear Department of Health and Social Care,
In your response you wrote:
"DHSC led on the preparation of the Bill and its associated products over February and March 2020 from a policy perspective."
Please, specify WHAT led DHSC on the preparation of the Bill.
Please, specify precisely the dates, not just vaguely "February-March" as you wrote.
Please, specify precisely what documents DHSC relied on.
Please, specify precisely what "its associated products" are.
Please, provide links to each of all such documents.
Thank you!

Yours faithfully,

G. Marino

Department of Health and Social Care

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