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Coronavirus: Protective Clothing

Question for Department of Health and Social Care

UIN 51513, tabled on 1 June 2020

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what was the cost to the public purse of substandard personal protective equipment from Turkey and China during the covid-19 outbreak.

Answered on

17 July 2020

There will be no cost to the National Health Service of any personal protective equipment arriving from Turkey which did not meet the necessary standards. All gowns which have arrived from China have passed quality control and are fit for use.