The comments made by Stephen Morgan, the Shadow Schools Minister, on 22 December 2021.
The Government needs to act on this decision now.
With the Omicron variant spreading fast, there’s an urgent need to get these jabs in to arms. The Government has taken its eye off the ball on vaccinations for children and young people, with just 47% of eligible children aged 12-15 vaccinated.
Labour has called for a Christmas vaccine guarantee to offer every eligible 12–15-year-old a vaccination before they go back to school.