The responsibility for PPE is the NHS and it's supply chain. Once it was clear that there were severe shortages the Government stepped in and bought as much as they could to fill the gaps. The army were then asked to come in to help the NHS distribution team who were classed as being totally useless.
2. Test and trace - agreed
3. Based on advice from experts we locked down when they thought we should be locked down.
4. BoJo shaking hands with people - crime of the century particularly with him forever washing his hands.
5. Gavin Williamson??
6. Scotch Eggs ?
7. Dominic Cummings - a media driven story about an employee of the government (not an MP or a minister) taking his family away to protect them from the virus. What would you have done?
No, to be fair a great deal of our problems have been the dicks who have not done as they were told. They haven't socially distanced, they haven't stayed at home and I suspect many have rarely washed their hands
The virus doesn't spread it's the people that spread it. Thankfully our Government have been ahead of the game with the vaccine, funding the development of it and ordering it ahead of the the other countries.