Farming minister to be quizzed by MPs over dairy prices

The farming minister will be quizzed on the dairy industry by MPs later this afternoon. George Eustice is being brought before the Agricultural Select Committee where he'll be cross-examined on milk prices.

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Dairy farmers in talks with supermarket giant

Farmers protested outside Morrisons' distribution depot near Bridgwater on Monday 25 August Credit: ITV News

Dairy farmers are due to hold a meeting with Morrisons later to discuss whether to commit to a Milk for Farmers cheese brand.

It follows a protest at the supermarket's distribution depot in Bridgwater on Monday night in which dairy farmers called for a fair price for the milk that goes into products like cheese.

Morrisons has already pledged to produce a special milk and cheese brand that would see more money going back to the farmers.

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