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Clause 11 - Advice

Part of Groceries Code Adjudicator Bill [Lords] – in a Public Bill Committee at 12:30 pm on 13th December 2012.

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Photo of Mark Spencer Mark Spencer Conservative, Sherwood 12:30 pm, 13th December 2012

That particular issue highlights the problem: the public will have been aware that the price that was being paid to farmers was too low, but of course there was no actual breach of the groceries code, because that was an agreement that had been made between the relevant parties. The public might confuse what is a negotiated price with what is a breach of the code.