Public health minister Caroline Flint today welcomed the publication of a consultation paper setting out the government's proposals for changes to the Public Health (Control of Disease) Act 1984.

Ms Flint called for legislation to promote an 'effective and proportionate' response to the potential spread of infectious diseases and contamination.

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Public health minister Caroline Flint today welcomed the publication of a consultation paper setting out the government's proposals for changes to the Public Health (Control of Disease) Act 1984.

Ms Flint called for legislation to promote an 'effective and proportionate' response to the potential spread of infectious diseases and contamination.

Read more here