HC Deb 09 December 1970 vol 808 c137W
Mr. Mudd

asked the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food if he will take steps to provide assistance for producers of between 50 and 70 gallons of milk per day in getting their milk to the depot following the gradual withdrawal of churns, and the increasing inability of large tankers to negotiate narrow approach-roads to individual and isolated holdings.

Mr. Anthony Stodart

This would seem to be a matter primarily for the farmer himself and the Milk Marketing Board, and special Government aid for these producers would not be justified. Substantial help is already available towards the cost of converting to bulk milk collection and for the improvement of farm roads.

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