Retail Trade: Food

Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy written question – answered on 23rd April 2020.

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Photo of Alexander Stafford Alexander Stafford Conservative, Rother Valley

To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, whether the Government has plans to close (a) corner shops and (b) other small food retailers during the covid-19 outbreak.

Photo of Paul Scully Paul Scully Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy), Minister of State (London)

The Government has been clear that food retail, including supermarkets, convenience stores, corner shops, and food markets, will remain open.

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