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Lords debates food supply and security

15 May 2020


Members of the Lords debated food supply and security in the UK in light of the Covid-19 pandemic, in a virtual session on Thursday 14 May.

Speakers included the director of the Food Foundation and the chair of the Government's Food Security Programme Steering Board.

This was a general debate. During debates, members put their experience to good use to discuss current issues and draw the government's attention to concerns.

Baroness Boycott (Crossbench), director and trustee of the Food Foundation, put forward the debate.

Speakers included:

Lord Gardiner of Kimble (Conservative), Parliamentary Under-Secretary in the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, responded on behalf of the government.

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