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Responding to data showing PPE write-down costs to be £6 billion larger than previously forecast, John O’Connell, chief executive of the TaxPayers' Alliance, said:
“These latest figures unmask the calamitous cost of the covid hangover.
“While ministers had to work quickly during unprecedented times, the scale of the waste uncovered is a kick in the teeth to taxpayers.
“Ministers must ensure that 2023 is the year the government gets a grip of spending.”
TPA spokespeople are available for live and pre-recorded broadcast interviews via 07795 084 113 (no texts)
Investigations Campaign Manager, TaxPayers' Alliance
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