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Dairy Farming: Coronavirus

Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs written question – answered on 19th May 2020.

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Photo of David Morris David Morris Conservative, Morecambe and Lunesdale

What steps he is taking to support the dairy industry during the covid-19 outbreak.

Photo of Victoria Prentis Victoria Prentis The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

Dairy farmers are crucial in ensuring that food supplies remain resilient during this difficult period. In addition to the various HM Treasury COVID-19 support packages, Defra has introduced specific measures to support the dairy industry during the COVID-19 outbreak, particularly those impacted by the loss of the food service sector. These include a dairy support scheme, easements to competition law, support for an AHDB milk promotion campaign and the opening of various intervention and storage aid schemes.

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