Report reveals tax havens are getting UK PPE supplies

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Report reveals tax havens are getting UK PPE supplies

(Source: The National)

While doubts remain over whether Scotland is getting its fair share of the PPE resources acquired by the UK Government, there is no doubt that some British Overseas Territories and Crown Dependencies may be relying on UK sources for their PPE.

Sources at the department, which has distributed one billion pieces of PPE since the outbreak began, confirmed that the PPE was distributed on a “supply and demand” basis as is the case with the devolved administrations.

UK Health Secretary Matt Hancock admitted at the weekend that supplying PPE was “very challenging” and the Scottish Government had to import 10 million pieces of PPE from China through Prestwick Airport.

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