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Fury as accountancy firm handed £2m to act as 'consultants' on covid vaccination programme

Covid-19 vaccination programme.The taxpayers’ money was awarded to KPMG in September – three months before the first jab was available.Contract documents reveal the multi-national firm secured the deal without any other bids being considered.The job description states it is for “extended flu and Covid vaccination programme management and advisory services”.Scottish Labour’s Neil Findlay said: “This is extraordinary – we have the Scottish Government handing over millions to a private sector organisation to tell them how to roll out the vaccine.“Do they not trust civil servants or the NHS to work out how to do this?”Green MSP Mark Ruskell questioned whether the money was being well spent, adding: “It might have been better for the Government

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