UK COVID-19 Inquiry: terms of reference consultation outcome

Baroness Hallett, who was appointed Chair of the UK COVID-19 Inquiry in December 2021, has published her Terms of Reference Consultation Summary Report on the responses to her consultation and her conclusions on those responses. Many respondents pointed out that the proposed Terms of Reference had made no reference to religion or the restrictions placed on places of worship, particularly in relation to the restrictions on funerals.

In her response to the consultation, she proposes that those issues be addressed as follows [emphasis in original]:

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