Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee - Fifth Report
Dairy Prices

Here you can browse the report together with the Proceedings of the Committee. The published report was ordered by the House of Commons to be printed 14 January 2015.


Terms of Reference


1 Introduction

Milk price volatility

2 The present situation

Supply and demand

Global conditions

UK production and prices

3 The way forward

The longer term

Global demand

Export potential

Futures market

Action at EU level

Producer Organisations

Milk quota

Intervention price  


4 The voluntary code

The dairy industry code of best practice on contractual arrangements

A compulsory code?

Keeping the code voluntary

The code's scope  

5 The Groceries Code Adjudicator

The role of the GCA

Review of the GCA

The powers of the GCA

6 Conclusion


Formal Minutes


Published written evidence

List of Reports from the Committee during the current Parliament

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