Inquiry continues into collapse of Dairy Farmers’ co-operative

06 January 2010

The Environment, Food and Rural Affairs holds the latest evidence session in its inquiry into the collapse of the Dairy Farmers of Britain co-operative. Watch live from 4.00 pm

The witnesses - from 4pm - are:

  • Rob Knight, former Chairman of Dairy Farmers of Britain (DFB)
  • Philip Moody, former Board Member of DFB
  • Andrew Cooksey, former Chief Executive of DFB

The inquiry is examining the implications of the collapse of DFB and is considering in particular:

  • the impact of the collapse of DFB on dairy farmers and the industry
  • the governance and accountability structures of DFB
  • Defra’s response to the collapse of DFB
  • the causes and lessons to be learned from the collapse of DFB

It is not examining the issues surrounding the receivership of the co-operative that are expected to be covered in the report by PricewaterhouseCoopers.

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