Spending watchdog doubts UK is capable of managing Brexit and coronavirus info campaigns at the same time

From theregister.com

Map of UK with Coronavirus pin stuck in London

The government that spaffed £46m on an ineffective “Get Ready For Brexit” campaign is ill-prepared for managing public information about COVID-19 and the UK’s departure from the EU at the same time, according to a committee of MPs.

The Public Accounts Committee (PAC), an influential public spending watchdog made up of a cross-party group of politicians, said the Cabinet Office could not show how the Get Ready For Brexit campaign led to people being better prepared for the UK leaving the bloc on October 31.

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