HM Opposition Day: Motion on Randox Covid Contracts

For the Opposition Day Debate, HM Opposition proposed a motion on Wednesday 17 November 2021. This motion refers to two Department of Health and Social Care contracts with Randox. The motion was presented in the form of a Humble Address which is a message to the Queen to call for the papers relating to the contracts: 

Here is the text of the motion: That an Humble Address be presented to Her Majesty, that she will be graciously pleased to give directions that there be laid before this House the minutes from or any notes of the meeting of 9 April 2020 between Lord Bethell, Owen Paterson and Randox representatives, and all correspondence, including submissions and electronic communications, addressed or copied to, or written by or on behalf of, any or all of the following:

(a) a Minister or former Minister of the Crown,

(b) a Special Adviser of such a Minister or former Minister, or

(c) a Member or former Member of this House

relating to the Government contracts for services provided by medical laboratories, awarded to Randox Laboratories Ltd. by the Department for Health and Social Care, reference tender_237869/856165 and CF-0053400D0O000000rwimUAA1, valued at £133,000,000 and £334,300,000-£346,500,000 respectively.

The Minister indicated that there were no notes of the meeting.