The government has filed a civil suit against a company at the center of a dispute over the supply of personal protective equipment (PPE) during the pandemic.
A Department of Health and Human Services (DHSC) spokesperson said, “We are pleased to announce that we have commenced legal proceedings in the High Court against PPE Medpro Limited for breach of contract regarding the gowns delivered under the contract dated June 26, 2020. I can confirm.
“We do not comment on matters that are the subject of ongoing legal proceedings.”
PPE Medpro said the lawsuit over the supply of sterile gowns was “strongly defended” and accused DHSC of making “cynical attempts to recoup money from suppliers” which it acted in good faith.
In a statement, “PPE Medpro certifies to the court that it delivered our gowns to the correct specifications, on time and at a very competitive price.
“This lawsuit also demonstrates DHSC’s utter inability to correctly procure and designate PPE during the emergency procurement period. This is the real legacy of the lawsuit and can be seen by all.” It will be played out in public.”
The company has been at the center of the Westminster controversy, and Tory Baroness Michel Monet has been suspended from the House of Lords following allegations that she was linked to it.
A report denied by Lady Monet says her peers profited from a company that won more than £200 million in contracts to supply equipment after she proposed to ministers early in the coronavirus pandemic. It is possible that
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