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MPs question Tesco about EU proposals for the dairy industry

10 May 2011

The Commons Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee questions Tesco in the light on new rules proposed by the EU which will provide for written contracts between milk producers and processors, alongside measures for enhancing transparency in the milk market

These measures are intended to boost the position of the producer in the dairy supply chain and prepare the sector for a more market oriented and sustainable future where production quotas come to an end in 2015.

This session will examine these proposals, asking a leading supermarket and member of their dedicated supply chain whether these changes are likely to ensure a 'soft landing' for UK dairy farmers when quotas end.

Witnesses

Tuesday 10 May 2011, Thatcher Room, Portcullis House

At 11.00 am

  • Tesco Stores PLC
  • David North, UK Corporate Affairs Director
  • Andy Bloor, Chairman of the Wiseman Tesco Sustainable Dairy Group

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