The below Parliamentary question was asked by Steven Paterson on 2016-02-01.
To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what progress she has made on ensuring that farmers receive a fair price for milk.
We continue to support our hard-working dairy farmers by reducing inspections, extending the system of tax averaging, and opening new export markets.
The £26.2 million aid package we secured from the European Commission has helped to provide some immediate relief. A number of supermarkets have also pledged to pay a premium over and above the current market price.