British farmers forced to pay the cost of supermarket price wars

Posted on: 2nd July 2011

From The Guardian, July 2nd 2011

Campaigners reject this as risible. Andrew George, the Liberal Democrat MP for St Ives who leads the Grocery Market Action Group, said: “The cost to each retailer for the costs of the adjudicator is put at £120,000 per annum. It’s a gnat bite – nothing, given their record profits in the depths of the greatest recession of modern times. Are they saying that it will cost them more to behave decently and legally in their dealings with suppliers?”