A government drive to increase UK production of face coverings has started at two sites in England and Wales, the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster Michael Gove has announced today.
- The Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster has announced that government is setting up face covering production lines in cooperation with UK manufacturers
- Production has already started at two sites in England and Wales, with another site in Scotland starting production in the coming weeks
- Ten production lines have been procured and a further ten British production lines are being made with government support
Following the procurement of ten production lines, the government has been working with suppliers in Port Talbot and Blackburn to start producing high quality face coverings. Another site in Livingston in Scotland will also start manufacturing face coverings in the coming weeks.