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Coronavirus: Protective Clothing

Question for Treasury

UIN 73694, tabled on 14 July 2020

To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, pursuant to the Answer of 3 July 2020 to Question 64047 on Coronavirus: Protective Clothing; if he will make it his policy to make a comparative assessment of the cost to the public purse of the production of pm2.5 filtration masks for people in the most polluted areas and covid-19 associated deaths in those areas.

Answered on

20 July 2020

No such comparative assessment has been made at this time. The Government’s priority remains to prioritise clinical PPE to protect frontline staff and ensure they feel safe in their workplace.

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Treasury
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