Groceries Code Adjudicator: EU Countries

Department for Business, Innovation and Skills written question – answered on 29th February 2016.

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Photo of Corri Wilson Corri Wilson Scottish National Party, Ayr, Carrick and Cumnock

To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, what progress has been made on introducing a Europe-wide groceries adjudicator.

Photo of Anna Soubry Anna Soubry The Minister of State, Department for Business, Innovation and Skills

On 29 January, the European Commission published its report on the existing regulatory and voluntary frameworks for tackling unfair trading practices in the food supply chain. The Commission concluded that there would be no added value in a specific harmonised regulatory approach at EU level at this stage.

The Commission will continue to monitor the situation and, before the end of its mandate, it will re-assess its position on harmonised regulation.

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