Dr Neil Hudson MP has signed an open letter from over 100 cross-party MPs calling on supermarkets to highlight the very best of British produce by incorporating a ‘Buy British’ section online.

The letter asks for supermarkerts to create a tab that collates produce from farmers, citing consumer choice, environmental benefits and support for farmers as reasons to make the change.

The ‘Buy British’ tab would collate produce from across the UK so customers have “greater power in their choices”, enabling them to support the nation’s farmers ‘quickly and easily’.

Dr Neil Hudson, MP for Penrith and The Border, said: "Buying British produce helps grow the economy, cut our carbon footprints and bolster the nation's food security.

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"The public understands this and so a simple change of a webpage will help ensure home grown food is easily identifiable to consumers so they can better support the British farmers who work tirelessly to keep the nation well-fed with nutritious food.

"We are making great progress with Government bolstering food security and so I urge supermarkets to get on board with our campaign and look after our brilliant food producers right across the UK."