Farmgate prices Contents


Terms of Reference


1 Introduction

Our inquiry

2 Current situation

Global Market Place

UK production and prices




Regional Price Differentials across the UK

Price Volatility

3 Industry Initiatives

Producer Organisations

Futures Market

Value-added products

Red Meat Levy

Where payments are collected

4 Government Support

Reducing regulation

Farm inspections

Carcass Splitting

Sow stalls

Financial Support

Driving export growth

Protected name status

Export certificates

Long-term vision

5 Role of Retailers

‘Price War’

Long-term contracts

British Products on Shelves

Clarity of Labelling

Groceries Code Adjudicator

Relationship between retailer and supplier

Extension of powers?

Lack of knowledge about role

6 Conclusion

Conclusions and recommendations

Formal Minutes


Published written evidence

List of Reports from the Committee during the current Parliament

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Prepared 25 February 2016