Dairy APPG

First Registered: 30/07/2015 • Last updated on: 10/03/2021

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To provide a forum for parliamentarians to discuss issues of interest on the dairy industry and ensure parliamentarians are fully briefed on developments or potential issues within the dairy supply chain.

Note: All-Party Parliamentary Groups (APPGs) are informal, cross-party groups formed by MPs and Members of the House of Lords who share a common interest in a particular policy area, region or country. APPGs have no official status within Parliament.


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Recent Documents related to Dairy

1. Dairy Response Fund 2020
18/06/2020 - Rural Payments Agency (RPA)
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Found: Dairy Response Fund 2020 The Dairy Response Fund 2020 provides support to eligible dairy farmers

2. Dairy Response Fund 2020
18/06/2020 - Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
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Found: Dairy Response Fund 2020 The Dairy Response Fund 2020 provides support to eligible dairy farmers

3. Written evidence : Dairy UK (AB22)
17/02/2020 - Bill Documents

Found: Written evidence submitted by Dairy UK (AB22) Dairy UK 1. Dairy UK's mission is to promote the

4. The Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board (AHDB) reports that the increase in popularity of UK cheese
28/12/2019 - Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
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Found: 1Brexit prospects for UK dairy trade Market Intelligence February 2019 Bitesize 2Bitesize AHDB has

5. Competition Act 1998 (Dairy Produce) (Coronavirus) (Public Policy Exclusion) Order 2020
01/05/2020 - Secondary Legislation

Found: Instruments2020 No. 481CompetitionThe Competition Act 1998 (Dairy Produce) (Coronavirus) (Public Policy Exclusion)

Latest Documents
Recent Speeches related to Dairy

1. Agriculture: Dairy Prices
28/04/2020 - Lords Chamber

1: not given me one, but he will be aware that some dairy producers are unable to change contracts and are - Speech Link
2: and my tenant is a dairy farmer. Obviously, these are difficult circumstances. Dairy farmers have a particular - Speech Link
3: my farming interests as set out in the register. Dairy farmers are crucial in ensuring that food supplies - Speech Link

2. Exiting the European Union (Agriculture)
01/10/2019 - Commons Chamber

1: relating to the payment of export refunds in the dairy sector and on the administration of EU third country - Speech Link
2: on a farm. It is not a milking farm—it is not a dairy farm—but my next-door neighbour takes the land and - Speech Link
3: Minister mentioned the issue of export refunds for dairy, which links to a point that was made by the hon - Speech Link

3. Food Labelling
09/10/2018 - Lords Chamber

1: after consuming food labelled as dairy-free which was found to contain dairy protein.As these cases - Speech Link

4. Bovine TB: Compensation
29/01/2020 - Westminster Hall

1: inadequate. For example, the economic losses to dairy farms, in the case of lost milk yield, can be further - Speech Link
2: relevant to all my farmers, including those with dairy herds.This is where it gets a bit tricky - Speech Link
3: pedigree beef cattle, and non-pedigree dairy from pedigree dairy. There is a whole range of subcategories - Speech Link

5. Petitions
24/10/2018 - Commons Chamber

1: in particular the farm land, including Wayside dairy farm, run brilliantly by my friend, Charlie Wray - Speech Link

Latest Speeches
Recent Questions related to Dairy
1. Dairy Farming
asked by: Lord Jones
17/03/2020
...To ask Her Majesty's Government what is their current estimate of the size of the UK dairy herd.

2. Dairy Products
asked by: Richard Holden
29/09/2020
... what steps the Government is taking to further support value add to food manufacturing for dairy products.

3. Dairy Farming
asked by: Baroness Redfern
13/05/2020
...To ask Her Majesty's Government what steps they are taking to ensure long-term sustainability of the British dairy sector; and whether service contracts have been checked to ensure that all public services source milk from UK dairy farmers.

4. Dairy Products
asked by: Baroness Byford
18/06/2019
... and (6) 2019.

5. Dairy Farming
asked by: Susan Elan Jones
28/03/2019
... what support his Department will provide to British dairy farmers in the event of the UK leaving the EU without a deal.

Latest Questions
8 Current APPG Officers
Heather Wheeler Portrait
Heather Wheeler
Chair & Registered Contact
Conservative - South Derbyshire
Joined: 30th July 2015
3 APPG Memberships
Japan , Qatar , Taiwan
Steve Double Portrait
Steve Double
Vice Chair
Conservative - St Austell and Newquay
Joined: 15th February 2017
Jonathan Edwards Portrait
Jonathan Edwards
Vice Chair
Independent - Carmarthen East and Dinefwr
Joined: 10th March 2021
Contact Details

Registered Contact:

Mrs Heather Wheeler MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA.

Email: heather.wheeler.mp@parliament.uk

Public Enquiry Point:

Sophie Clarke, Dairy UK, 6th Floor, 210 High Holborn, London WC1V 7EP. Tel: 0207 025 0543

Email: appgdairy@gmail.com

Secretariat:

Dairy UK acts as the group's secretariat. http://dairyuk.org/

Benefits in Kind
Date
21 Jul 2020
Source
Dairy UK
Description
Secretariat   From : 21/07/2020 To : 20/07/2021
Value
£1,501
Date
21 Feb 2019
Source
Dairy UK
Description
Secretariat   From : 21/02/2019 To : 20/12/2020
Value
£1,501
Date
21 Feb 2018
Source
Dairy UK
Description
Secretariat   From : 21/02/2018 To : 20/12/2019
Value
£1,501
Date
1 Jan 2017
Source
Dairy UK
Description
Secretariat   From : 01/01/2017 To : 31/12/2017
Value
£1,501
Date
9 Mar 2016
Source
Dairy UK
Description
Reception and production of report and associated material
Value
£1,501
Date
9 Mar 2016
Source
RABDF
Description
Reception and production of report and associated material
Value
£1,501
Date
3 Mar 2015
Source
Dairy UK
Description
Reception
Value
£1,501
Date
3 Mar 2015
Source
RABDF
Description
Reception
Value
£1,501
Date
1 Jan 2015
Source
Dairy UK
Description
Secretariat   From : 01/01/2015 To : 31/12/2015
Value
£1,501

No direct financial benefits are on record for the Dairy APPG

Former APPG Officers
Scott Mann Portrait
Scott Mann
Chair & Registered Contact
Conservative - North Cornwall
Joined: 14th March 2018
Departed: 27th January 2021
Angela Smith Portrait
Angela Smith
Vice Chair
Liberal Democrat - Former Member for Penistone and Stocksbridge
Joined: 15th February 2017
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
David Simpson Portrait
David Simpson
Vice Chair
Democratic Unionist Party - Former Member for Upper Bann
Joined: 14th March 2018
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Simon Hoare Portrait
Simon Hoare
Chair & Registered Contact
Conservative - North Dorset
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 2nd May 2017
Steven Paterson Portrait
Steven Paterson
Vice Chair
Scottish National Party - Former Member for Stirling
Joined: 15th February 2017
Departed: 2nd May 2017
No other APPG Memberships
None Portrait
Ms Margaret Ritchie
Vice Chair
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 2nd May 2017
Heather Wheeler Portrait
Heather Wheeler
Chair & Registered Contact
Conservative - South Derbyshire
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 12th October 2016
3 APPG Memberships
Japan , Qatar , Taiwan
Jim Fitzpatrick Portrait
Jim Fitzpatrick
Vice Chair
Labour - Former Member for Poplar and Limehouse
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 12th October 2016
No other APPG Memberships
Mark Williams Portrait
Mark Williams
Secretary/Treasurer
Liberal Democrat - Former Member for Ceredigion
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 12th October 2016
No other APPG Memberships