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Food Supply

Part of Environment, Food and Rural Affairs – in the House of Commons on 19th May 2020.

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Photo of George Eustice George Eustice The Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

The food industry has responded quickly and impressively to the significant changes in demand that we have seen over the past month. That has ensured supply into stores and people’s homes across the country, and has demonstrated that the supply chain remains resilient. The Government have supported the industry with proportionate and temporary relaxations of competition law and drivers’ hours and extended delivery hours.