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NHS: Protective Clothing

Question for Department of Health and Social Care

UIN 128093, tabled on 10 December 2020

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what estimate he has made of the average cost per thousand of individual face coverings purchased for NHS staff in (a) September (b) October 2020 and (c) November 2020 from suppliers (i) inside the UK and (ii) outside the UK where the orders were for in excess of 100,000 face coverings.

This answer is the replacement for a previous holding answer.

Answered on

27 January 2021

No contracts were awarded to suppliers by the Department for face coverings or face masks in the months of September, October and November 2020.

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