UK working quickly as it can on ventilators after missing EU scheme: PM's spokesman

Credit: Reuters- Published on March 27, 2020
Britain is working as quickly as it can to get ventilators, a spokesman for Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Friday, after London was criticized for not taking part in an EU scheme to try to buy the breathing machines in the coronavirus outbreak.

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Published on March 29, 2020 -  00:54
Michael Gove: 'There was confusion' over EU ventilator scheme
Cabinet Office Minister Michael Gove says there was "some confusion" over communications with the EU regarding ventilator procurement. Downing Street earlier this week said the UK had decided to pursue its own scheme rather than joining the EUโ€™s procurement scheme. However, a No 10 spokesman explained that officials did not get emails inviting the UK to join and it could join future schemes.

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