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Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Dairy Farming (26 January 2015) See 1 other result from this answer

David Morris: To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, if she will take steps to protect farmers in the dairy industry from the economic consequences of the recent decision by supermarkets to significantly cut the price of a pint of milk.

Business of the House (22 January 2015)

Alan Reid: Dairy farmers in Argyll and Bute produce a very high quality product, but the falling price of milk is causing them and the entire British dairy industry serious problems. May we please have an urgent statement on what the Government can do to help this iconic British industry to survive? Extending the scope of the groceries code adjudicator to include dairy farmers is one action that could help.

Oral Answers to Questions — Wales: Dairy Industry (21 January 2015)

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Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister: Engagements (21 January 2015) See 1 other result from this debate

Glyn Davies: The dairy industry underpins the economy of rural Britain, including that of my constituency of Montgomeryshire. The dairy industry is currently in difficulty. Does the Prime Minister accept that the Government must consider all ways to bring stability to this important sector, including whether the powers of the Groceries Code Adjudicator should be extended and strengthened?

Written Answers — House of Lords: Milk (21 January 2015)

Lord de Mauley: The Government understands the concerns of British farmers over the current pressures on milk prices caused by the volatility of the global market. We want a competitive and resilient dairy industry that can take advantage of opportunities. We will continue to work closely with the dairy industry as a whole to manage price volatility. At last week’s farming resilience summit George...

Written Answers — House of Lords: Milk (21 January 2015)

Lord de Mauley: All operators in the supply chain should receive a fair price for their goods. We regularly bring together supermarkets, processors and farmers through the Dairy Supply Chain Forum to discuss issues such as collaboration, risk management and market volatility. At the Farming Resilience summit on 14 January, George Eustice discussed with the NFU and a range of industry bodies how to help...

Milk Production — Question (15 January 2015) See 3 other results from this debate

Lord de Mauley: My Lords, we share farmers’ concerns over the pressures on milk prices caused by the volatility of the global market and we are working closely with industry. It is important to remember that the long-term prospects are good, with exports at record levels. We are helping the dairy industry take advantage of opportunities such as opening new export markets and pushing for better country...

Business of the House (15 January 2015) See 1 other result from this debate

Nigel Evans: Is it possible to have an early debate on the plight of the dairy industry in the United Kingdom? I welcome the fact that inflation is running at 0.5%, but when supermarkets advertise milk at 89p for four pints—considerably cheaper than the price of water on their shelves—something is clearly going wrong. As my right hon. Friend knows, many farmers did not get paid for several...

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Dairy Farming (15 January 2015)

George Eustice: ...to the Chairman of First Milk to discuss the recent announcement on milk prices and the impact this will have on farmers. We are closely monitoring the situation and are in contact with milk industry experts to consider if any further action is appropriate. I will continue to work closely with the dairy industry as a whole to manage price volatility. Most recently I met the Chairman of...

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Dairy Farming (15 January 2015) See 1 other result from this answer

Daniel Kawczynski: To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what steps she is taking to support British dairy industry producers whose payments by First Milk have been delayed.

Horticulture (Skills and Training) (14 January 2015)

Edward Vaizey: ...Chamber this evening are communicated both to the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change, particularly with reference to the points my hon. Friend made about the impact of the horticulture industry on climate change, and to the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, who will want to hear personally about the points that my hon. Friend made about skills. As my...

Businesses (North of England) — [Mrs Anne Main in the Chair] (14 January 2015)

Nigel Evans: ..., a number of farmers have not been able to get paid for the milk they have produced. Indeed, in the month of December alone, 60 farmers went out of business throughout the country. We know how important dairy farming is to the United Kingdom and to the north of England in particular. I hope that the Government will get involved directly to ensure that farmers get their money and that...

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Dairy Farming (13 January 2015) See 1 other result from this answer

Richard Burden: To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what progress she has made on implementation of point 7, on constantly improving standards of animal health and welfare, in the dairy industry growth plan, Leading the Way, published in June 2014.

Northern Ireland Assembly: Oral Answers to Questions — Agriculture and Rural Development: NI Water Industrial Action: Impact on Farming (12 January 2015)

Michelle O'Neill: ...as the risk to individuals, homes, water supplies and vulnerable groups, it has the potential to affect farm animals, which rely on fresh drinking water. Farmers also need clean water supplies for dairy hygiene purposes. My officials are working closely with NI Water to find ways to minimise any disruption. Farmers who are experiencing significant water shortages during the current...

Northern Ireland Assembly: Oral Answers to Questions — Agriculture and Rural Development: Farm Business Improvement Scheme (12 January 2015)

Michelle O'Neill: The scheme is not prescriptive, in that it is not favouring one sector over the other. Those in the whole industry, whether it is the poultry sector, the dairy sector or the beef sector, or, indeed, horticulture or all the many other sectors, are very keen to be able to develop their business, and although they do not all have business plans, they all have business improvements in mind. So,...

Northern Ireland Assembly: Oral Answers to Questions — Agriculture and Rural Development: Dairy Farmers: Pressure (12 January 2015)

Michelle O'Neill: Yes, you are absolutely right. It has been a dire situation for dairy farmers, and we have been working very closely with the sector. As I said earlier, I met the banks recently to ask them for flexibility, support for the industry and sympathy for the fact that incomes are reduced by so much. It is important that we continue to drive home the message that farmers need a fair return for...

Northern Ireland Assembly: Oral Answers to Questions — Agriculture and Rural Development: Farm Management Deposit Scheme (12 January 2015) See 1 other result from this debate

Michelle O'Neill: Absolutely. We have seen prices fall in the dairy industry and, at the end of last year, in the beef sector. Thankfully, they have improved, but it is a very challenging situation. As I said in a previous answer, we have had a rise in input costs. The value of the euro and all the challenges that are there seem to be conspiring against the farming industry at this time. It is so...

Written Ministerial Statements — House of Lords: Bovine TB (6 January 2015)

Lord de Mauley: ...on the measures we have taken to tackle TB in cattle since we published our Strategy in April 2014. Between 1997 and 2010, TB in cattle increased nine-fold, threatening the future of our beef and dairy industries and our food security. England has the highest incidence of TB in Europe, and that is why we are taking strong action to beat the disease. This Government is pursuing a...

Bill Presented: Backbench Business — Christmas Adjournment (18 December 2014)

Neil Parish: ...about that, it is about to hire a barrister and take him to court to get him to pay the business rates. I think that is an abuse of power by those in authority. My last point is about the huge problems facing dairy farmers in my constituency and across the country. The price of milk is falling to 24p and below, but the cost of production is at least 30p. Farmers need support. I urge the...

Written Ministerial Statements — Environment Food and Rural Affairs: Bovine TB (18 December 2014)

Elizabeth Truss: ...on the measures we have taken to tackle TB in cattle since we published our strategy in April 2014. Between 1997 and 2010, TB in cattle increased ninefold, threatening the future of our beef and dairy industries and our food security. England has the highest incidence of TB in Europe, and that is why we are taking strong action to beat the disease. This Government are pursuing a...

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