Media Operational Notice

Agriculture Committee Motion on Farming Crisis

Session: 2012/2013

Date: Thursday, 04 October 2012

The Assembly Committee for Agriculture and Rural Development has tabled a motion in the Assembly Chamber for debate on Monday 08 October.  The motion will call on the Minister for Agriculture to acknowledge the current crisis in farming arising out of lack of transparency in the food supply chain, world markets and weather conditions and identify initiatives to help alleviate pressures on farmers as soon as possible.

Date: Monday 08 October 2012

Time: Scheduled for 4.20pm

Venue: Assembly Chamber, Parliament Buildings

Chairperson of the Agriculture and Rural Development Committee, Mr Paul Frew MLA will be available for interview.  For media opportunities or for more information please contact:

Caroline Moore
Deputy Communications Officer
Northern Ireland Assembly
Tel: 028 9052 1806
Mob: 0790 0053 926
Email: caroline.moore@niassembly.gov.uk

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