Agriculture Bill

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 3:50 pm on 10th October 2018.

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Photo of John Hayes John Hayes Conservative, South Holland and The Deepings 3:50 pm, 10th October 2018

Will my hon. Friend also draw attention to clause 25, which deals with the outrage that dares not speak its name in the countryside, namely the treatment of primary and secondary producers by monolithic, all-powerful supermarkets? For a long time, as he will recognise, the supermarkets have ridden roughshod over good commercial practice and it is time that this wise and insightful Secretary of State took action and rebalanced the food chain in the interests of farmers and growers.