Dear Department of Health and Social Care,
I am writing to request information under the Freedom of Information Act 2000.
I would like to receive information regarding orders for Personal Protective Equipment.
Specifically I would like to know:
1) As of October 5, 2020, the Department of Health & Social Care confirmed in FOI ref FOI-1253546 that over 175 contracts have been awarded to companies for the supply of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE). What is this figure as of January 6, 2021, or the most up to date available data?
2) Please supply a list of companies that these PPE contracts have been awarded to.
If this request is too wide or unclear, I would be grateful if you could contact me as I understand that under the Act you are required to advise and assist requesters. If any of this information is already in the public domain, please can you direct me to it, with page references and URLs if necessary.
I understand that you are required to respond to my request within the 20 working days after you receive this letter. I would be grateful if you could confirm in writing that you have received this request.
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Dear Ms Youle,
Please find attached the Department of Health and Social Care's response
to your recent FOI request (our ref: FOI-1287948).
Freedom of Information Team
Department of Health and Social Care
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