The laws introducing a third English lockdown do not make the Covid-19 vaccine mandatory

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Parliament did vote on new regulations on Wednesday, but these new rules didn't make vaccines mandatory.
The laws introducing a third English lockdown do not make the Covid-19 vaccine mandatory

11 January 2021

What was claimed Mandatory vaccines became law from Wednesday 6 January 2021. Our verdict This is not true. Vaccines are not mandatory in the UK, and the changes to the law introducing a third lockdown in England on Wednesday don't change that.

A video on Facebook posted on 4 January claims that on "Wednesday they're passing a bill to make the Covid regulations law."

The man in the video claims this means that "Mandatory vaccinations, house arrest until you're vaccinated, your children are going to be forced to be vaccinated."

The caption of the video makes the same claim, saying: "MANDATORY VACCINATIONS WILL BECOME LAW FROM WEDNESDAY".

It's true that parliament did vote on new Covid-19 regulations that became law on Wednesday 6 January, but it is not…
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