15 May 2020 – Government makes agreement with Honeywell to produce PPE

Type of Intervention: Financial and Economic
Sectors Involved: Health, Private Sector and Businesses, Supply Chains
Intervention Categories: Finance policy and financial aid; Financial aid to health services
Level of Jurisdiction: National
Lead People/Agency: DHSC
Public Health England

Overview: Government agrees deal with technology company Honeywell to manufacture 70 million face masks for frontline workers.
Full details here: https://www.gov.uk/government/news/70-million-face-masks-for-nhs-and-care-workers-through-new-industry-deal

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Type of Justification: Advice of INTERNAL government advisory committee or group, Advice of EXTERNAL group of non-academics (e.g. business or community leaders)
Source of Evidence or Justification: National – government, National – other