The safety of workers in the food processing industry during the coronavirus pandemic must be a priority, a Lincolnshire MP has said.
Sir John Hayes, Conservative MP for South Holland and the Deepings, says he's in close contact with public health officials after recent rises in Covid-19 infections in neighbouring counties.
The Bakkavor dessert factory in nearby Newark is testing its entire workforce following a spike in coronavirus cases in the last few days.
Sir John says he'll be keeping a close eye on the situation in Lincolnshire:
They need to make sure the food factories are doing all they can and I know the responsible employers will do that. I've spoken to our Police and Crime Commissioner Marc Jones about this particularly."