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Northern Ireland Assembly: Agriculture and Rural Development: Rural Development Programme: Sporting Organisations (24 Nov 2015)

Michelle O'Neill: ..., quite often working in partnership with other funders, you see that, in my opinion, it has been money well spent. I have continued to do everything I can to address the farming crisis and, in particular, the dairy crisis. I am happy to champion the local industry's needs, and I have done so over the last year, or year and a half, particularly for the dairy sector. What I have delivered...

Northern Ireland Assembly: Agriculture and Rural Development: Agricultural Community: Standard of Living (24 Nov 2015)

Michelle O'Neill: ...taken. I have been critical of him and to him in person. I have been critical to him when I have written to him. I will challenge him continually on the role that he is playing to support the industry. Yes; I think that if the dairy industry continues with the low prices and the glut that it has, there will come a time when his position of burying his head in the sand and saying that...

Northern Ireland Assembly: Agriculture and Rural Development: Brexit: Agricultural Implications (24 Nov 2015)

Michelle O'Neill: One thing that we have been successful in, particularly with regard to the dairy crisis, is that we were able to get DEFRA onto our page with regard to the needs of the local industry, although it took a long time. We worked very hard to secure that. We made sure that we have a very strong voice in Europe, raising awareness of the significant and unique circumstances of the local dairy...

Northern Ireland Assembly: Agriculture and Rural Development: Dairy Production (24 Nov 2015)

Michelle O'Neill: My Department plans to assist dairy farmers to move towards lower-cost production methods through the ongoing delivery of education and training programmes at the College of Agriculture, Food and Rural Enterprise. CAFRE will also continue to demonstrate knowledge and technology transfer projects, which aim to improve business efficiency for dairy farm businesses. From April 2015 to 16...

Groceries Code Adjudicator (17 Nov 2015)

Anna Soubry: The adjudicator already does that, as I have said, but it must be within the terms of the code, and those terms do not include pricing. I have huge amounts of sympathy for the dairy industry—in fact, I think it is important that I say that my mother’s family were dairy farmers and my partner is a non-executive director of Morrisons. I just want to put all my background on the...

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Dairy Farming: Foreign Investment in UK (17 Nov 2015)

David Simpson: To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what steps the Government plans to take to encourage Chinese investors to invest in the UK dairy industry.

Scottish Parliament: Scottish Dairy Brand (International Promotion) (11 Nov 2015)

Aileen McLeod: I am pleased to confirm that, to date, 11 processors have signed up to the Scottish dairy brand, with 18 brands supplying 40 different products over three ranges—heritage, artisan and organic—all of which are made using 100 per cent Scottish milk. Considerable interest was shown from buyers at Anuga, with about 20 positive leads, and it is expected that some of those leads will...

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Milk: Competition (10 Nov 2015)

George Eustice: The Government is committed to championing a thriving and competitive British food and farming sector. We worked closely with the dairy industry to produce the ‘Leading the Way’ Growth Plan, which aims to improve long-term efficiency and competitiveness, and encourage processors to invest. We are taking forward a series of measures to help farming businesses grow and thrive....

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Milk (10 Nov 2015)

Margaret Ritchie: To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what steps her Department is taking to encourage more retailers to sell milk brands that best support the domestic dairy industry.

Scotland Bill (Programme) (No.2): Clause 11 — Scope to modify the Scotland Act 1998 (9 Nov 2015)

Lindsay Hoyle: ...amended as follows. (2) In the Exceptions, after exception 9 (see section (Welfare foods) (2) above) insert— “Exception 10 The subject-matter of the Tax Credits Act 2002.”” This New Clause devolves to the Scottish Parliament the power to make provision for child tax credit, and working tax credit. New clause 19— “Employment and industrial relations...

Oral Answers to Questions — Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Farm Produce (Fair Practice) (5 Nov 2015)

Lisa Cameron: What steps is the Minister taking to alleviate the severe cash-flow pressures on our farmers, and will he consider placing a floor in the market to protect the dairy and lamb industry?

Written Ministerial Statements — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: October Agriculture and Fisheries Council (3 Nov 2015)

Elizabeth Truss: ...this, Germany asked the Commission whether new breeding techniques fell within the GMO definition. The UK agreed that there was a lack of legal clarity which was having a negative impact on industry, but also cautioned the Commission not to rush to regulate. - The Czech Republic reported on a recent Visegrad 4 (Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland and Slovakia) meeting which also included...

Living Wage (Farmers) — [Andrew Rosindell in the Chair] (28 Oct 2015)

George Eustice: I thank my hon. Friend the Member for Sittingbourne and Sheppey (Gordon Henderson) for putting this important issue on the agenda. Food and farming is a vitally important industry; it is our biggest industry—bigger than aerospace and automotive put together. I am conscious that horticulture makes an important contribution, with an output of about 9 billion per year and employing...

Private Ownership — Motion to Take Note (22 Oct 2015)

Lord Cavendish of Furness: .... His speech was a reminder of his long and distinguished career, full of wisdom. It was also timely, as old arguments are resurfacing. I declare an interest. In all my adult life I have been engaged with industry and commerce. I refer noble Lords to the register of interests. A debate on the possible merits of public ownership is once more possible only because the present generation of...

Northern Ireland Assembly: Oral Answers to Questions — Agriculture and Rural Development: Agricultural Sector: Growth (12 Oct 2015)

Michelle O'Neill: We have an obligation to work with all sectors and help them grow. Over the last number of months, the focus has been very much on the dairy crisis, and hundreds of farmers came up to the steps of Stormont to show that they need the Executive to work and want us to work for them and assist them. The dairy crisis also pointed up the fact very clearly that DEFRA let local farmers down. So,...

Northern Ireland Assembly: Oral Answers to Questions — Agriculture and Rural Development: Dairy Farmers: EU Aid Package (12 Oct 2015)

Michelle O'Neill: ...aid package. I welcome the fact that the Commission and DEFRA have accepted the strong case that I made for differentiated aid for the North, to reflect the unique and extreme circumstances faced by our dairy industry here. As a result, we will receive almost 20% of the member state’s allocation, which includes an additional top-up for the North of Ireland. I have decided to...

Northern Ireland Assembly: Executive Committee Business: Credit Unions and Co-operative and Community Benefit Societies Bill: Second Stage (6 Oct 2015)

Jonathan Bell: the House. That is what devolution should be all about. Mr McCallister raised a point about milk prices. We are acutely aware of that. I have hosted a number of dinners with potential buyers from our dairy sector from right across the world, including the Middle East, and we have been exploring new markets with them. Without breaching the confidences of those individual businesses,...

Scottish Parliament: Agriculture (Challenges and Opportunities) (23 Sep 2015)

Richard Lochhead: .... Harvests have been delayed, and we are waiting to see what yields are like and whether the drying costs for wet grain will be higher this year. As I have said, we are working closely with the industry to identify what can be done to help those who have been affected most by the heavy rainfall in Orkney and elsewhere. Other challenges include the euro-sterling exchange rate, which affects...

Northern Ireland Assembly: Private Members' Business: Agriculture Industry Crisis (21 Sep 2015)

Robin Swann: ...last Tuesday. I have the Hansard report here. When referring to the Commission's proposal in your statement, you said: "That includes an envelope of aid to all member states to support the dairy sector, permitting up to 70% of direct payments to be made in advance". — [Official Report, Vol 107, No 2, p9, col 2]. Earlier in your statement, you said that you would everything that you...

LGBTI Citizens Worldwide — Motion to Take Note (17 Sep 2015)

Baroness Northover: In that debate, the right reverend Prelate the Bishop of Sheffield made a very effective contribution. I note that the right reverend Prelate the Bishop of St Albans was down to speak on the dairy industry debate that followed. So I wondered where the Bishops’ Bench was for this debate. I was very glad to hear the noble and right reverend Lord, Lord Harries, who just spoke,...

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