To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, with reference to his Department's publication entitled PPE procurement in the early pandemic, published on 17 November 2021, on what dates the original referrals to the high priority lane were made for (a) Eyespace Eyewear by the Rt hon. Member for Welwyn Hatfield, (b) Mazima Markets Ltd by Lord Leigh, (c) Skinnydip Ltd by Lord Leigh, (d) PPE Medpro Ltd by Baroness Mone and (e) SG Recruitment UK Ltd by Lord Chadlington.
Departmental records do not show the date where the referral for Eyespace Eyewear was made to the high priority route. However, the company contacted the Rt Hon. Member for Welwyn Hatfield (Grant Shapps MP) on 19 May 2020. The referral of Mazima Markets was made on 1 April 2020, Skinnydip Ltd on 28 March 2020, PPE Medpro Ltd on 8 May 2020, and the referral of SG Recruitment was made on 19 April 2020.