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Tag: vulnerable

What exactly does qualify someone as sufficiently vulnerable? | Letters | World news

Your report (UK government helps supermarkets target deliveries to vulnerable shoppers, 25 March) misses those who fall through the cracks. My 92-year-old mother does not have a computer or accounts with supermarkets. Therefore, she will not be contacted by the supermarkets now saying they “would begin writing to existing online customers”. I have spent the …

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Government helps supermarkets target deliveries to vulnerable shoppers | Business

Supermarkets are being given access to a government database to help prioritise food deliveries for elderly and vulnerable shoppers who have been ordered to stay at home under the government’s coronavirus crackdown. With all the major grocers’ online delivery slots booked up weeks in advance, getting food to those self-isolating was top priority in a …

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Dedicated shopping for vulnerable people worked for me | Letters | World news

I am sorry for the people who did not have such a positive experience as I did today (Sainsbury’s dedicated shopping hour for vulnerable people ‘chaotic and crowded’, 19 March). This emergency scheme worked brilliantly for me at 8am at the Fallowfield Manchester store. A young manager explained how it would work, before opening the …

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Sainsbury’s dedicated shopping hour for vulnerable people ‘chaotic and crowded’ | World news

Elderly and vulnerable customers who visited Sainsbury’s stores for a dedicated shopping hour have said they were met with huge crowds and empty shelves on Thursday morning. The first hour of trading at the supermarket’s 2,300 UK stores had been set aside for the exclusive use of those whose health is most at risk from …

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The most vulnerable people are missing out in panic-buying spree | Letters | World news

You report that the environment secretary, George Eustice, has been holding daily phone calls with supermarket chief executives to ensure that supply chains suffer minimal disruption (Supermarkets: Retailers adopt crisis plans, 17 March), quoting a Defra spokesman as saying: “Retailers are continuing to monitor their supply chains and taking all the necessary steps to ensure …

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