The UK government is proposing to fast-track empty supermarket food lorries returning to Europe to restock, as concerns mount in Whitehall that post-Brexit port disruption threatened supermarket supply shortagesIndoor and outdoor dining settings.
A consultation document sent to industry by Defra, the agriculture ministry, on Tuesday night warned that “the potential for further disruption remains high” and proposed a new expedited return scheme for supermarket hauliers using the short straits crossing.
“Given the potential for border delays to impact supply chains over the next few weeks, we are proposing an emergency contingency measure?.?s biggest producer of vaccines, but eve.?.The Montreal Canadiens in NHL playoff hockey action Saturday?to expedite the return of empty food lorries from the UK to the EU where they can be restocked with supplies,” said the 18-page consultation marked “official sensitive” and seen by the Financial Times.
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