Medicines not already part of a six-week stockpile
are kept under review.
But the Government has said there is no need to stockpile
food and school meals would be provided no matter what happens with Brexit.
A spokesman for the Department for Exiting the European Union said: "There is no need for anyone to stockpile
Snow Drifts--Snow drifts against the side of a stockpile
have the same impact as complete snow cover.
A spokesperson for the Department for Exiting the European Union has said in the past that the Government is preparing for all eventualities, but had no plans to stockpile
food and people should not do so either.
Glen Burley said: "The 'do not stockpile
' message is not just an issue for local trusts, it is an issue for patients too and there are concerns that some patients are starting to do that with long term conditions and the assurance from above is that the supply chain will be managed.
The Royal College of Physicians (RCP), which represents tens of thousands of doctors, urged the government to be more "transparent about national stockpiles
, particularly for things that are already in short supply or need refrigeration, such as insulin".
'Destruction of stockpile
is one of the successes of the Convention.
Ideally, the entire stockpile
of the NFA should consist of locally grown paddy because the food agency attached to the Department of Agriculture customarily buys rice from farmers.
Malaysia has extended a moratorium on bauxite mining, as it grapples with a stockpile
that has yet to be cleared despite an official halt to mining activities more than two years ago.