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Food: Shortages

Question for Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

UIN 290963, tabled on 25 September 2019

To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, with reference to paragraph 7 of Operation Yellowhammer, HMG Reasonable Worst Case Planning Assumptions, what assessment he has made of the (a) availability of fresh food in each nation and region in the UK and (b) foodstuffs at greatest risk of scarcity in the event that the UK leaves the EU without a deal.

Answered on

8 October 2019

It has not proved possible to respond to the hon. Member in the time available before Prorogation.