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Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 12:38 pm on 17th March 2020.

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Photo of Angela Eagle Angela Eagle Labour, Wallasey 12:38 pm, 17th March 2020

I compliment the Foreign Secretary on making it clear that essential travel includes the freight services that will keep our supermarkets stocked with food. While I recognise that the Department for Transport will be dealing with this, can he reassure those who undertake long-haul freight travel through Europe to get our food supplies to us that they will not be stranded?