03 April 2020 – Financial support given to food redistribution services

Type of Intervention: New Tool / Service / Body
Sectors Involved: Environment, Supply Chains
Intervention Categories: Finance policy and financial aid; Stimulus packages and financial support
Level of Jurisdiction: National
Lead People/Agency: Dept for Environment

Overview: The government has announced a £3 million fund for food redistribution organisations to help them cut food waste and redistribute up to 14,000 tonnes of surplus stock during the coronavirus outbreak.
Full details here: https://www.gov.uk/government/news/cash-support-for-food-redistribution-during-coronavirus-outbreak

Other links: 1
Type of Justification: Advice of INTERNAL government advisory committee or group
Source of Evidence or Justification: National – other
Evidence/Justification: Evidence from food suppliers and food banks