Actual spend on Test and Trace

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Dear Department of Health and Social Care,

The press constantly quotes a figure of £37 billion as the cost of the Test, Track and Trace system. As far as I am aware, this represents the projected value of framework agreements for testing supplies, personnel and other services which could be spent on Testing, Tracking and Tracing the spread of Covid-19 from 2020-2022.

Can you please let me have an estimate of how much of this projected value has actually been spent so far?

Yours faithfully,

John Lubbock

Department of Health and Social Care

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Dear Mr Lubbock,

Freedom of Information Request Reference FOI-1370211
 

Thank you for your request, which we received on 27 October.  
 
On 1 October 2021, the responsibility for information relating to the NHS
Test and Trace programme moved from the Department of Health and Social
Care to the UK Health Security Agency (UKHSA). 
 
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longer wish to pursue your request, or prefer to contact UKHSA directly. 
 
Yours sincerely, 

Michael Pierson
Freedom of Information Team
Department of Health and Social Care

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Dear Department of Health and Social Care,

Yes, I would like you to transfer my request to UKHSA. You have not listed which email address I should contact, but please accept this reply as confirmation that I would like UKHSA to respond to this inquiry.

Yours faithfully,

John Lubbock

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Dear John Lubbock,  

  

Please find attached the Uk Health Security Agency's response to your
request.  

Yours sincerely,
Information Rights Team
UK Health Security Agency
[email address] 
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