Manufacturing Industries: Coronavirus

Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy written question – answered on 1st July 2020.

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Photo of Rachael Maskell Rachael Maskell Shadow Minister (Digital, Culture, Media and Sport)

To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what steps he is taking to help ensure the economic resilience of supply chains 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)

We have put in place an unprecedented package of Government support to help with business continuity and to give businesses and their suppliers the support they need to help ensure they can get back up and running after the Covid-19 crisis.

We have also worked closely with businesses, business bodies, trade unions, Public Health England and workplace safety experts to develop “national consensus” on the safest ways of working across the economy, with specific guidance drafted for different types of workplaces.

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