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Upcoming Business – Commons: Westminster Hall (4 February 2015)

Dairy industry – Nigel Evans. 9:30 am – 11:00 am

Business of the House (29 January 2015)

Anne McIntosh: ...right hon. Friend use his good offices to ask the Prime Minister to clarify his welcome remarks, in response to a question, on extending the adjudicator’s remit to, as I understand it, the whole dairy industry chain, so that processes will be brought within the supply chain? That will be a very welcome move indeed.

Oral Answers to Questions — Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Pork Exports (29 January 2015)

Elizabeth Truss: My hon. Friend is right; there are huge opportunities for dairy in China. Chinese consumers currently consume a third of the dairy products that we consume in Europe, but that is expanding rapidly and the present generation of Chinese children are eating a lot of dairy products. UK products are particularly well respected and I took representatives of dairy companies, including Somerdale...

Oral Answers to Questions — Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Topical Questions (29 January 2015) See 2 other results from this debate

Elizabeth Truss: ...are leading the world in food and farming; protecting our country from floods and animal and plant diseases; improving the environment; championing the countryside; and rural services. The British dairy industry is world leading, and we are doing all we can to make sure that our hard-working farmers are able to get through this tough period. That is why we are working with the banks and...

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Milk: Exports (29 January 2015)

George Eustice: ..., 2,500 companies have received UKTI support for exporting, contributing to 305 million of export business won. The Secretary of State recently visited China, and was accompanied by a range of UK dairy businesses who met Chinese buyers, distributors and retailers. In 2014 the Government championed British food and drink in Dubai (Gulfood), New York (Fancy Foods), Paris (SIAL)...

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)

Dairy Industry

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.

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