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EDM (Early Day Motion) 1411: tabled on 26 April 2016

Tabled in the 2015-16 session.

This motion has been signed by 23 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

As this motion is using historical data, we may not have the record of the original ordering, in which case signatories are listed alphabetically.

Motion text

That this House recognises the increasing pressure on farmers as a result of falling farm-gate prices, oversupply of dairy products in the international market, challenging weather conditions and a decreased EU budget; notes the particular challenges facing the dairy sector with the price of milk having fallen by 26 per cent over the past 30 months; regrets that the Government did not join other Member States in calling for further aid ahead of the Agriculture and Fisheries Council in March; welcomes the package of measures announced by the European Commission which incudes allowing Member States to provide up to €15,000 per farmer per year without falling foul of state aid rules; and calls on the Government to take advantage of the new package and provide the full amount of funding to farmers across the UK.

The first 6 Members who have signed to support the motion are the sponsors. The primary sponsor is generally the person who tabled the motion and has responsibility for it. The date shown is when the Member signed the motion.

In addition to the sponsors, the following Members have signed to support the motion.

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.