Covid-19 and the issues of security in food supply Contents


To control the spread of covid-19, the Government introduced a first national lockdown in England in March 2020. This had a significant impact on the supply of food. In response, the Committee launched an inquiry in April 2020 on “covid-19 and food supply” and subsequently published a report in July 2020. From September 2020, the Government gradually reintroduced measures to supress the virus, which culminated in 2 further national lockdowns. The supply of food was once again affected. As a result, the Committee launched a follow-up inquiry in January 2021, focused on food insecurity for individuals and the food supply chain, and found that:

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