Thursday 26 March 2020 / 1:20 PM Jonathan Ashworth

Ashworth criticises UK’s lack of involvement in the EU procurement scheme

Jonathan Ashworth MP, Labour’s Shadow Health Secretary, commenting on the UK’s lack of involvement in the EU procurement scheme, said:

“We raised this with ministers in the commons earlier this week and did not receive a satisfactory response.

“With widespread concerns about our ventilator capacity and the urgent need to scale-up that capacity, we should be co-operating through international schemes to ensure we get these desperately need pieces of kit.”

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