PPE storage still costing £580,000 per day

Storing excess PPE costed taxpayers £580,000 per day in January, according to new data uncovered by the TaxPayers' Alliance. A total of £312 million was spent on storing PPE between January 2022 and January 2023.


Speaking to Sky News, which published the findings, our chief executive John O'Connell said:

"While costs are falling, the COVID hangover is still placing an enormous burden on taxpayers.

"While ministers had to work quickly during unprecedented times, households are still facing an eye-watering bill for mistakes made.

"Ministers must get a grip on this spending once and for all."


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