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Food shortages hitting Britons more than many in EU, poll finds

Survey suggests UK residents more likely to have faced shortages than those in France, Germany and Spain

Britons are many times more likely to have experienced shortages of food and fuel than people in half a dozen EU member states, according to a poll.

Global supply chain problems prompted by the pandemic have disrupted the international trade network since the summer, with transport backlogs combining with labour shortages to create scarcities of various goods around the world.

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