Freedom of Information Team
Department of Health and Social Care www.gov.uk/dhsc
39 Victoria Street
London SW1H 0EU
Mr Paul Lewis
5 May 2021
Dear Mr Lewis, Freedom of Information Request Reference FOI-1320613
Thank you for your request dated 6 April, in which you asked the Department of Health and Social
“How much money has been given to drug manufacturers during the inclusive dates 01.01.2020 to
31.03.2021 in respect of COVID-19 'treatments'”
Your request has been handled under the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA).
DHSC holds information relevant to your request. DHSC has spent 189,206,195 on the
procurement of drugs to treat COVID-19 in the financial year 2020/2021.
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