Protective Clothing: Procurement

Department of Health and Social Care written question – answered on 12th June 2020.

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Photo of Robert Largan Robert Largan Conservative, High Peak

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what assessment he has made of Lord Deighton’s progress on leading the Government's efforts to increase domestic manufacturing of personal protective equipment.

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

Lord Deighton is the Government’s adviser on personal protective equipment (PPE) and as part of this he is leading the Government effort to encourage British industry to manufacture PPE. The Government is successfully building up United Kingdom manufacturing and has signed contracts for the manufacture of over 2 billion items of PPE through UK-based manufacturers, including aprons, facemasks, visors and gowns.

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