COVID-19 and food supply




Our inquiry

1 Shops and supermarkets

Significantly increased demand

Public communication

Government support to retailers

Online delivery

Physical access to shops

2 Food insecurity

Food aid and food banks

Impact of the pandemic

Free school meal vouchers

Food parcels

Government responsibility for food insecurity

3 Foodservice sector

Closure and reopening

Impact on suppliers

4 Key workers in the food sector

Government guidance for workplaces

Local outbreaks

5 Food resilience and security


Conclusions and recommendations

Annex A

Public survey on access to food during the COVID-19 pandemic

Formal minutes


Published written evidence

List of Reports from the Committee during the current Parliament

Published: 30 July 2020