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Protective Clothing: Procurement

Department of Health and Social Care written question – answered on 13th May 2020.

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Photo of Justin Madders Justin Madders Shadow Minister (Health and Social Care)

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how many additional items of personal protective equipment were bought in response to the recommendations of the New and Emerging Respiratory Virus Threats Advisory Group meeting in June 2019.

Photo of Jo Churchill Jo Churchill The Parliamentary Under-Secretary for Health and Social Care

Holding answer received on 06 May 2020

No new visors were bought in response to the recommendation as the stock of eye glasses did not require replenishment. A procurement for surgical gowns had commenced but not completed before the commencement of the COVID-19 incident.

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