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Coronavirus: Business

Question for Department of Health and Social Care

UIN 41068, tabled on 28 April 2020

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what assessment he has made of the effectiveness of the Coronavirus support from business web page.

Answered on

22 September 2020

To date over 26,000 offers have been received by the central support from business triage point and survey. All offers are automatically acknowledged by email upon receipt and by a call.

To date, the Crown Commercial Service has made phone contact with most suppliers (around 99.5%) that have made non-medical offers of support and as a result has published a catalogue of offers which is designed to make it as easy as possible for offers of non-medical goods and services to be taken up by anyone across the United Kingdom public sector. To date 9,145 offers are published on the catalogue. Offers relevant to specific Departments or sectors are shared in some cases directly with the appropriate Department.

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Department of Health and Social Care