Ian Bacon, President of Tate and Lyle Sugars, will be quizzed by the House of Lords Agriculture, Fisheries, Environment and Energy EU Sub-Committee on Wednesday 27 June, in the third evidence session of their follow-up inquiry into the EU Sugar Regime.
At 11.00am, Wednesday 27 June, Committee Room 3A, Palace of Westminster
- Tim Innocent, Chair of UK Industrial Sugar Users Group (UKISUG) and Head of Purchasing (Direct Materials) at Nestlé; and
- Dominic Goudie, Trade Policy Executive, UKISUG.
At 11.30am, the Committee will hear from:
- Ian Bacon, President, Tate and Lyle Sugars
- Gerald Mason, Vice President, Tate and Lyle Sugars
The witnesses are likely to face questions on issues including:
- UKISUG’s ideas on how the EU might resolve tensions between sugar for food and for non-food purposes;
- whether the 2005 reforms improved the sugar market;
- market prospects, including the future of 850 jobs at Tate and Lyle Sugars’ plant in East London; and
- whether industrial users of sugar are assured of a fair price for refined cane sugar from Tate and Lyle Sugars.