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MPs urge government to do more to protect dairy farmers

MPs have urged the government to do more to protect dairy farmers because of a drastic fall in the price of milk.

The Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee says farmers need more protection, and measures should be put in place to prevent big supermarkets taking advantage of smaller suppliers.

The government says the industry's long-term prospects are good.

Claire Marshall reports.

  • 20 Jan 2015
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