Government “ignores” UK textiles firms desperate to make PPE

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The government has been too slow to enlist British textiles firms to make protective gear for the NHS, according to industry figures who say they have been desperate to contribute to the “war effort”.

Faced with a shortage of personal protective equipment (PPE), the Cabinet Office has only recently begun scrambling to source it from UK suppliers and has now outsourced the process to consultants from accountancy group Deloitte.

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