Morrisons becomes first large supermarket to reinstate Covid rationing

Purchase limit reintroduced on items such as toilet roll to avoid repeat of March’s empty shelves

Morrisons has become the first large supermarket to reinstate rationing on items such as toilet roll and disinfectant after the tightening of coronavirus measures.

The supermarket chain said on Thursday t had introduced a purchase limit of three on a small range of products to ensure they were “available for everyone”. The move echoes the beginning of the first wave of Covid-19 in the UK, when supermarkets were forced to impose restrictions on purchases because of people stockpiling.

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