British Agriculture and Food Labelling

Part of Opposition Day — [6th Allotted Day] – in the House of Commons at 8:34 pm on 24th February 2009.

Alert me about debates like this

Photo of Tim Farron Tim Farron Shadow Secretary of State (Environment) 8:34 pm, 24th February 2009

That is a very interesting point. Clearly, in a free society, we surely should be able to intervene to ensure fair prices for those people in the marketplace who are least powerful. That is crucial. I will come to food production and food security later, but if we are to ensure that security, we must have some means to guarantee it. The hon. Gentleman is essentially saying that we must accept the over-weaning power of certain sections of the food market and that we can concentrate—

Embed this video

Copy and paste this code on your website